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"Fontificante"?

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What does the Spanish word "fontificante" mean? It is used in this Spanish Coca-Cola advertisement:

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updated MAY 12, 2010
edited by Gekkosan
posted by gaschiffres
Hello Gaschiffres, welcome to the Forum. I edited your question slightly for clarity and to show the picture right within. Nice question! - Gekkosan, MAY 12, 2010

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My suspicion is that the artist who painted the ad is not actually a literate person, or at least not very - could very well be that he or she knows little Spanish, since this appears to be a Filipino ad.

Having said that, the original word that the artist probably tried to copy probably is: "fortificante" - "fortifying".

And having said all that, it is a very nice piece of folk-commercial art, and a lovely copy job, specially if indeed the artist is not Spanish-literate!

updated MAY 12, 2010
posted by Gekkosan
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