You don’t want to be called The Mother of Tarzan in Costa Rica, you know why? In the past, I have been telling you about certain slang words used in Costa Rica, to give you the opportunity to go a little bit native when you move here.
Learn the way of the local people and you’ll feel at home in no time! Today’s turn is to explain more about Tarzan’s mother.
Generally Ticos are very humble people, but they are also proud people. They like to be treated correctly. I already told you in another blog why you should treat them well.
Once in a while though, you will meet one who thinks he or she is the mother of Tarzan. You’ll also find many expats who think they are the mother of Tarzan, a wrong behavior when you're a guest in a country. Ticos generally don’t like foreigners to behave like the mother of Tarzan.