DireWolfSpirit Posted December 25, 2021 Share Posted December 25, 2021 "Plata O Plomo?" -Pablo Escobar Plata o plomo is a Colombian Spanish slang phrase that translates to “silver or lead.” A person saying the phrase is telling the listener to either accept a bribe (plata, meaning “silver,” a common slang term for money in Colombia) or lose their life (plomo, a metonym for “lead bullet”). Wade1865 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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