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Spanish translation: dólar de plata

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English term or phrase:Bo dollar
Spanish translation:dólar de plata
Entered by: Carlos Ordaz
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19:45 Aug 29, 2008
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial - Economics
English term or phrase: Bo dollar
Hola a todos:

Estoy traduciendo una biografía sobre un músico de blues de los años 20-30 y cuenta, en Black English, que cuando actuaba en garitos, el público le dejaba de propina "Bo dollars" (así, con mayúscula).

Después de investigar bastante, sigue sin quedarme claro a qué hace referencia. No sé si se trata de "hobo nickels" (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hobo_Nickels) o de otra cosa, pues también he encontrado la siguiente información en una página de pago sobre Black English:

a. a dollar owed a brother.
b. silver dollar.
c. the last dollar you have to your name.
d. a kind of hubcap.
e. ...

Además hay un hilo abierto en wordreference: htttp://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=1073782)

¿Alguien sabe a qué se refiere?

Saludos.
Borja Mitjans
Local time: 08:28
dólar de plata
Explanation:
silver dollar - beau dollar ó bo dollar
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Carlos Ordaz
United States
Local time: 01:28
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bo dollar
dólar de plata


Explanation:
silver dollar - beau dollar ó bo dollar


    Reference: http://books.google.com/books?id=Rrtk5RaZGMQC&pg=PT200&lpg=P...
Carlos Ordaz
United States
Local time: 01:28
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Asker: Carlos, muchas gracias por tu respuesta. Sin embargo, no entiendo entonces por qué "Bo" está escrito con mayúscula... Saludos.

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