|Subject:||Re: Tortilla as a female name|
|Author:||Melanie (guest, 126.96.36.199)|
|Date:||April 3, 2007 at 8:19:11 PM|
|Reply to:||Re: Tortilla as a female name by Array|
I got to thinking of the etymology of the word, and found this on yourdictionary.com:
"American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish torta, cake, from Late Latin, a kind of bread."
Perhaps in its original context, the girl was being called something that seemed to a native speaker like "cupcake"?
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