Gringo Unable to Comprehend Reflexive Verbs Attempts Suicide in Costa Rica

TAMARINDO, COSTA RICA – Leonard Palmer’s mission to learn Spanish in Costa Rica ended tragically on Monday when the 37-year-old Tempe, Arizona native jumped off a bridge after losing his mind trying to understand reflexive verbs. Palmer, who had high hopes when he moved to Costa Rica to learn Spanish in January, was advancing in…

Gringo ESL Teacher Known for Cultural Ignorance and Adjusting Pants, Students Say

Gringo instructor adamant class loves him HEREDIA – A business English language class at Intel Inc. unanimously agreed in a recent questionnaire that teacher Bryan McNutt’s two strongest abilities are being a painfully oblivious gringo and poor wardrobe choices. The group of six, who requested their names be withheld, filled-out the survey about their teacher after complaints were…