When a dictionary fails you

So my son has a brand new 1,300 page Spanish dictionary for school. He didn’t know what it was for, so I sat him down and explained how to use a dictionary. I asked him for a difficult word and he came up with “pandemic”. We looked it up.Turns out “pandemia” isn’t in his new dictionary We found “panda” and “pandemonio” and “pandemónium” (def. see pandemonio) and pandera and pandereta (def. see pandera, small) but Continue reading When a dictionary fails you