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Amy Klobuchar Says her Spanish Name Used to be Elena; Hilarity Ensues

During a meeting Tuesday night with Culinary Union members in Las Vegas, Sen. Amy Klobuchar tried to relate to a mostly Hispanic crowd by talking about her fourth-grade Spanish and other Spanish-related anecdotes. According to various reports, Klobuchar kicked off … Continue reading

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This Is the Best Ad for English Lessons you’ll ever Find

Marketing and advertising executives would be well advised to use the advertising tactics of Mr. Miguel Fong, some dude I don’t know but who teaches English in Mexico. If you are bilingual, you will now have appreciated the power of … Continue reading

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Alexa Will Soon Speak Spanish –and it’s about Time!

According to numerous reports, Amazon is asking customers to participate in a program that will help the company build “a Spanish-language Alexa experience” for U.S. users. The program, which is currently invite-only, “will allow Amazon to incorporate into the U.S. … 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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Today in Awesome Google Translations…

Before you keep reading, take a wild guess: What do you think “Patio Agradable Perro” means? ……. ……. ……. ……. ……. If you thought “Dog friendly patio,” Congratulations! You are truly bilingual! Hat tip: @lechancle

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