The Stupidest Things You Hear from Your Non-Latino Coworkers

You speak Spanish once and everyone thinks you’re Mexican.

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Like come on! Ever heard of Central and South America?

People freak out because we like kissing on the cheek.

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It’s called manners. That’s how our grandmother’s raised us.

You become the official company diversity officer.

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It’s definitely not a paying promotion.

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You become the office translator.

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What if you don’t speak Spanish? Awkward.

People say things like, “I just don’t like Mexican food, no offense!”

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None taken. Didn’t feel like sharing my enchiladas anyway.

“Of course you like tequila, you’re Latina.”

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Uh, so does the rest of the world.

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“Oh, cool, you speak Spanish? I took Spanish in high school.”

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Great, but please don’t practice your Spanish with me. Just don’t.

Everyone wants to introduce you to their one other Latina friend.

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LOL. Ok, but we’ve got our own friends too.

Your coworkers think you know where all the best Latino restaurants are around your neighborhood.

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Ah, just ‘cuz we’re Latino, it doesn’t mean we’re Yelp.

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Everyone pushes you to get the dancing started at the office party.

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Yes, we’ve got moves, but chill.

Your coworkers assume you celebrate Cinco de Mayo.  

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It’s not Mexico’s Independence Day!

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