[Sca-cooks] OT: Consuegos

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius1 at verizon.net
Sun Dec 20 11:26:44 PST 2009

On Dec 20, 2009, at 1:16 PM, Suey wrote:

> My daughter is getting married. Between the parents we have four different nationalities. In Spanish we will be "consuegros." Literally translated it means in-law with each other. Sounds rough around the edges. Perhaps it would be better translated as co-in-laws. Any ideas to express this better in English?
> Suey

I believe that in English the generational aspect is generally ignored, and the parents of your son-in-law-to-be will simply be your in-laws, and you theirs.


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