Tag Archives: Spanish

Starbucks Wants you to ‘Celbrate’ Something in Spanish

I don’t mean to ruin their bilingual, toasted Christmas-y spirit, but the folks over at this Starbucks in Chicago would be well advised to spend some time on their Spanish-language copy –or just stick to English if they cannot find one … 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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This Bernie Sanders Ad in Spanish Will [Hopefully] Make you Appreciate that Big Salad

In an effort to court Hispanics and — hopefully — make non-Hispanics think hard about what goes in their grande salads and Chipotle salsas, Bernie Sanders will be running a five-minute documentary in Spanish (below.) According to the New York Times (which … Continue reading

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Bud Light Banner Ad in Spanish Features Amy Schumer, Seth Rogen and Bad Grammar

Dear people of Budweiser: While I appreciate your efforts to peddle bad, watery beer to my people (i.e. The Hispanics,) your advertising agency would be well-advised to plunk down a few pesitos to hire ME some Spanish-speaking person to at least — AT LEAST — proofread your stuff.* Perhaps the folks that … 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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Bernie Sanders en Español: Progresivo [sic], Honesto… and the Spanish Subjunctive is a Bitch

Bernie Sanders this week launched a new campaign ad in which we hear the Senator speak some Spanish at the end. While saying “Soy Bernie Sanders y apruebo este mensaje” is not a very difficult thing to say and have him practice, Bernie’s Hispanic … Continue reading

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Is your English-Learning Method not Working as Planned?

Worry no more. Thanks to Almighty Amazon.com, you can now get a head start on your English learning by getting help from where it really matters (i.e. from the Big Guy Himself.) Plus, it’s only about $9 for the Kindle or paperback edition, … Continue reading

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