Category Archives: Language

Delfín Quishpe Is the New Mayor of Guamote, Ecuador, because Latin America

Delfín Quishpe, also known as this blogger’s favorite Ecuadorian, has been elected mayor of Guamote, a small town in the Chimborazo province of Ecuador. As readers of this blog will remember, Delfín is famous for his many unusual songs, including … Continue reading

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How Do you Say ‘Star Wars’ en Español? … Well 👇🏾

So, Star Wars Episode IX is officially here –and regardless what you think of its new title (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, its presentation will go down in history thanks to the cutest Guatemalan in the room. Watch as Oscar … Continue reading

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Spanish 101 for English-Speaking People

Challenged by some very unorthodox methods to teach English to Latinos (such as this one and this other one) Mexicans have come up with yet the most creative way to teach Spanish to English speaking people (i.e. mostly gringos.) All … Continue reading

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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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