Talk:Neuchacho

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Coinage

Wouldn't this be better suited as part of the coinage article? Aki, what do you think? Teyrn of Highever 22:21, 19 June 2011 (CEST)

Or both. No point in not giving it an article in my opinion. - akitalk 01:03, 20 June 2011 (CEST)

He / she

In all articles that include nuchachos, we have had male pronomina (him, his, he, et cetera). Before someone gets offended or whatever, I wanted to start this discussion. Does anyone disagree with this? With Yivo, we could use schklee, but in this ocassion, we have not been given an alternative. If I recall correctly the Borax Kid even calls the rock alien a "he" towards the end of the episode ("before he could return your genders"). Also, if someone has failed to notice all three rock aliens in the episode (rock alien, small rock alien, Borax Kid) had male-sounding voices. Opinions? - akitalk 16:43, 26 June 2011 (CEST)

Actually, I looked over the transcript and at no time do the rock aliens refer to themselves as "he" or "she". The Borax Kid says "My friend, the other rock Alien, died without settin' your genitals to right, so I reckon it's up to me to sex you up proper." However, the Borax Kid does say he's going to meet the "Feldspar Queen", and refers to his rock space-vessel as "boy". And the stranded humans do refer to the rock alien as "he" or, in Amy's case, "bro". So I don't think referring to the rock aliens we know as "he" is a huge problem. -- DeepSpaceHomer 18:52, 26 June 2011 (CEST)
Oh, okay. Well, the humans calling him "he" and "bro" can easily be explained by the fact that they recognize his voice as male. I didn't even think of the Feldspar Queen though. I think the best policy to have is write nuchacho in the infobox (that's how it is now) and call them he or she depending on their voice, and Feldspar Queen a her due to... being a queen. If someone bothers to dislike this, I guess that person can reawaken the debate. Over and out. - akitalk 20:19, 26 June 2011 (CEST)

Nuchacho or Neuchacho

Neu- seems more likely...as in "neutral."184.59.7.32

I don't think the name is made to sound like neutral, if they wanted to make a pun, they probably choose another name. --Superbender 22:05, 4 July 2011 (CEST)

The episode is called "Neutopia," for God's sake.184.59.7.32

Yes, but Neutopia is a pun on utopia, I don't see the utility of neutral in neuchacho. --Superbender 22:20, 4 July 2011 (CEST)
"Neutopia" is indeed a pun on "neutered" and "utopia", not "neutral". I think "nuchacho" is just a joke, nothing else. "-chacho" is clearly of Mexican origin, in which case "neu" is a very weird spelling. - akitalk 23:05, 4 July 2011 (CEST)

I wasn't claiming that the title of the episode was a play on the word "neutral," just the spelling, "neu." I could have used "neutron" as an example and it would not have affected my argument. Also, what would be the "utility" of spelling the word as "nuchacho?" It would mean nothing. The words "neutered" and "neutral" clearly have the same root, which only supports my spelling, Aki. And "-chacho" is of Spanish origin, not "Mexican." I give up.184.59.7.32

I'll throw in my two cents here. I got here by searching for "neuchacho" -- which is how it should be spelt, in my opinion. He has no gender, i.e., he is neuter. The prefix "neu-" is then blended onto the Spanish (not Mexican, as that's not a language) "muchacho", meaning "young man". Therefore, my vote is for "Neuchacho". --Buddy 01:02, 25 August 2011 (CEST)

As I hear it (twice) it's "nuchacho", with the vowels pronounced as Spanish "muchacho". If the word is spelled "neuchacho" it would sound differently: 'nyuchacho'. Chvsanchez (talk) 19:48, 14 February 2013 (CET)