Category Archives: Language

Mexican Daily Jumps on the ‘White Supremacy’ Bandwagon, Because Nothing Makes Sense Anymore

Not Photoshop. Not an Internet meme. This is the actual front page of today’s sports section of Reforma, one of Mexico’s largest daily newspapers. In case you were wondering, the “white supremacy” (in this instance) is that of the Real … Continue reading

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Greetings from the Land of ‘Fantacy,’ — a.k.a. La La Land

This blogger had to make a rush visit to check up on her fellow Mexicans on the West Coast. Which means you’ll probably be seeing more California-related postings than necessary. Culver City, CA. 2017

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Move Over, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy;’ Mexico Wants you to See ‘Guardianes de la Galatzia’ Instead

It is becoming increasingly difficult to keep blogging, when Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Stories et al keep beating me to the punch, like, by the second. But there are things that are just so beautiful that they deserve to be immortalized … Continue reading

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Trump’s White House Tweets in what it Thinks is the Spanish Language

It’s been over five months since the tragic day President Donald Trump took over the White House, and yet it seems determined to keep ignoring Spanish speakers. Or at least that’s what one can surmise after reading the tweets coming out … Continue reading

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Group Wants Immigrants to Speak English; Americans not Required to do the Same

The Center for Immigration Studies, a so-called think tank I’ve never heard of, has published a very long report that basically concludes immigrants are illiterate and that Hispanics, in particular, “lag far behind other migrant populations in the U.S. when … Continue reading

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Today in Awesome English to Spanish Translations…

The above sign was spotted at a posh resort, but I’m pretty sure they did not use Google to translate the text into Spanish. I literally just pasted the English text into my Google Translate app, and it came up with … Continue reading

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Tandurero = The Mexican Guy who Runs your Tandoori Oven

Photo: Carolina González

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