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Learn Spanish with Ricky Rubio & Twitter! (Lesson 9)

You know him. You love him. He's Ricky Rubio, once again tweeting in Spanish and English. It doesn't count as a high school or college credit, but you can learn bits and pieces of a second language right here -- right now.
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Most of us know one language: English. Some of us would like to learn another language, perhaps Spanish? But we might be too lazy. No worries. We're scouring Ricky Rubio's Twitter account found at Twitter.com/RickyRubio9. When the soon-to-be NBA Rookie of the Year sends out a Tweet (capitalized because we're not sure if it's a proper noun or not), Mr. Rubio usually offers an English version and a Spanish version. They're not always identical, but pretty close. Can you spot the differences? If so, you are learning....

Feb. 8: (After the Wolves beat Sacramento without Kevin Love)
Espanol:
Gran victoria! En el avion camino a Memphis. Mañana jugamos contra mi gran amigo @MarcGasol ,que esta jugando increible. All-star!!!

English:
Great W tonight. Now we r going to Memphis. We play tomorrow against my friend @MarcGasol who is playing awesome. See you tomorrow Marcus!

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