Category Archives: Language

See? Even Beto O’Rourke Knows America is not a Country

Former Texas congressman Robert “Beto” O’Rourke this week officially launched his presidential campaign Website but despite touting the slogan Beto for America that he uses for his English-language page, he decided to go for a combination of Beto para Estados … Continue reading

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Monolingual Drunk Berates Woman for Speaking Spanish; He Gets Lectured… in Spanglish

Another day, another drunken, monolingual moron in America feels threatened by people speaking Spanish around them. In the latest episode of an increasingly common occurence, a man in El Paso, Texas claiming to be a war veteran goes off on … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren Launches Campaign Website in what she Believes is the Spanish Language

What’s with U.S. presidential candidates and sloppy Spanish? Not to be outdone by Bernie Sanders’ donut-lorem-lorem “Spanish-language” Website thing, democratic contender Elizabeth Warren is also courting the so-called Hispanic vote with –what else?– sloppy Spanish! Warren, who will be occasionally … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders’ Spanish-language Website Is Offering Free Donuts –I Think

Remember when Bernie Sanders was “progresivo” in Spanish? Well, looks like in this, his second run for the US presidency, Bernie is still determined to court the vote of my people (i.e. The Hispanics.) This time around though, Bernie has … Continue reading

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Trump-Themed Toilet Paper Knows no Borders –and Supports Migrants

What ever happened to Softness Without Borders? The Mexico made Trump-themed toilet paper was first announced in 2017 with much fanfare, but we sort of lost track of it –until now that it began making the rounds on the Internet –again– … Continue reading

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This Restaurant Sells a Pablo Escobar-themed Burger –and Fox News Writes Columbia, not Colombia

A pop-up burger restaurant in Australia thought it was a great idea to peddle a Pablo Escobar-themed burger named –what else?– a Pablo Escoburger. The creation, which has drawn the fury of many across social media, is named after the infamous Colombian (NOT … Continue reading

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Avocados From Mexico Releases Super Bowl Commercial. It’s as Bad as Anything ‘Avo’ in America

Yeah, it’s that time of the year, when not content with punishing me with frigid temperatures –and plenty of avocado-hipster nonsense– corporate America starts releasing their Super Bowl teaser commercials. Enter the Avocados From Mexico’s Super Bowl spot, starring actress-I-had-never-heard-of … Continue reading

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