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Theresa Jun 24, 2000 03:02 PM

does anybody know how to spell the name that is given to girls 15th birthday party? it spelled like "qeinsenada", something like that can you please help!?!?!?!?!?

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    amy olshever Jun 28, 2000 09:41 PM

    that sounds spanish. The number 15 is "quince", nada is nothing, doesn't make a whole lot of sense but it's probably an idiom.

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      Melisande Jun 28, 2000 08:58 PM

      It's quincinera. There's a tilda over the second n.

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        Lisa Z Jun 28, 2000 12:32 PM

        I'm not sure either, but this subject may help - try posting to the General Topics board.

        It's a Spanish word and I believe it starts quinc... (Spanish for 15).

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          tamara Jun 29, 2000 11:14 AM

          It is quinceañera.

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            Melisande Jun 29, 2000 08:16 PM

            I, for one, am always so grateful when a member of the Spelling Police steps up to correct any errors that I have made.

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              tamara Jul 5, 2000 01:17 PM

              I do not normally correct people's spelling but since this was a topic specifically about one word, I simply thought the right spelling might be helpful.

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                Lisa Z Jul 5, 2000 02:56 PM

                Your reply was very helpful -- we didn't even know the word, much less how to spell it!

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