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Amazon Proudly Peddles Colombian Jeans ‘Levanta Cola’

I was spending way too much time roaming around Latino neighborhoods in New York City looking for Colombian Jeans Levanta Cola* (aka butt-lifting jeans). But then I found out Amazon.com has an an entire section of these, some of which even promise … Continue reading

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Miss Colombia Loses Miss Universe Crown, Hilarity Ensues

Sunday night Miss Colombia was crowned Miss Universe at the Miss Universe pageant for, like two seconds…. Turns out the crown was actually for Miss Philippines but host Steve Harvey read the cue card wrong, and then everything went to hell for la colombiana — and for … Continue reading

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Because the Colombia-Not-Columbia Blunder is so Passé…

Having mastered the art of writing “Colombia” when it meant to write “Columbia,” The New York Times via The Associated Press has decided to move onto yet another Latin American-themed, Spanish-language mixup. So, as I was saying: #ItsManuelNotManual* Just like #ItsColombiaNotColumbia Hat tip: @tropicarlitos

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‘Bean Bang Theory’ Concludes: It’s Colombia not Columbia

I have no idea how much money the Colombian government has put into its latest coffee campaign, but their creatives could use a little help. Besides the name of the campaign, which is supposed to be a pun (Bean Bag –Not Big … Continue reading

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So It’s Columbia AND Colombia? … Now They’re Just Screwing with my Head

As it turns out, it’s Columbia *and* Colombia. Photo: Laura Martínez, Columbia (or Colombia) University, NYC

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Pssst, Americans: This is How you Celebrate a Goal

#COL GOAL CELEBRATION DANCE DOT GIF. http://t.co/fujoHVqG4C — Jeff D Lowe (@JeffDLowe) junio 19, 2014 via: @JeffDLowe Oh, did I mention this advice also applies to the Europeans?

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AP: Santos Wins Re-election in Columbia, not Colombia

From the #ItsColombiaNotColumbia department. Hat tip: @gabosama

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