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No, Google, Kermit the Frog is not ‘Kermit la Rana’ in Spanish

Kermit the Frog, the friendly frog that became so famous in TV shows such as The Muppets and Sesame Street is actually called “René” in Mexico and “Gustavo” in Spain. But I guess that’s just too much for an automated voice-recognition, translation program. During a … Continue reading

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The Truth Behind Sofía Vergara’s “Latin” Accent

From the upcoming Mi vida con Toty, on YouTube’s NuevON channel.

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Google’s Latino-Specific Web Domain has Mexicans Talking

Google this month launched a new Web domain – .soy – that is “intended to create a place online for the Hispanic community,” because apparently, we have nothing to do with the whole .com community (or, as I like to call it, the regular Internet.) … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Invades Costa Rica; Blames Google Maps, Which in Turns Blames the U.S. State Department

Turns out Nicaragua invaded neighboring Costa Rica this, only to blame Google Maps for the embarrassing incident. As it turns out, Nicaragua’s highest military “intelligence” relied solely on Google Maps to figure out their country’s borders, and in no way … Continue reading

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