In Reply to: Re: Almost posted by Passing By on May 28, 2005 at 22:59:15:
Only a year in Spain and several years bordering Mexico, and Mexican relatives.
I don't doubt you. I just wondered if it would be reserved for a person like a great grandfather or something? Or a big businessman?
The online definition I found specified it as being commonly used in Spain and Italy in reference to a made man. I suppose it is used for both.