Mistakes I have made: no.3

OK, this one is bad. Really bad.

There are two Spanish words that I always get confused between: padrastro and pederasta. Unfortunately, the first means ‘step-father,’ and the second means ‘paedophile.’

And yes, I do have a step-dad, which means I inevitably end up saying things like this:

“Me viene a visitar mi pederasta.”

Casually mention to people that your paedophile is coming to visit you and, rest assured, you’ll provoke some predictably stunned reactions…

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