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This Is What It’s Like When Your Prima Is Also Your BFF

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We all have that one prima. #Blessed

When you were younger, you’d pair up to convince your parents you should sleep over her house.

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And you’re still laughing about what happened at that sleep over seven years ago.

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You’re always part of the inside jokes.

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And everyone gets annoyed because they don’t get it.

All it takes is a look and you know what you’re talking about.

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It’s in your blood.

You always have someone to back you up.

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Because blood is thicker than water. She’s been part of your squad since work.

You get to vent about the other prima you both hate.

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Esa creida who thinks she’s the sh*t. But she’s not.

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You feel less guilty about making fun of your primo’s new GF because she’s supporting you.

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And she knows she has to win both of you over.

She’s the only one you look forward to seeing at your family parties.

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And you love sitting next to each other cuando empieza el baile…

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Because you love laughing at your drunk tíos together.

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And when she’s not there, this is your mood…

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It’s like your better half is missing.

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The Origin of Some of Your Favorite English Words is Surprising

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The Origin of Some of Your Favorite English Words is Surprising

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Look, Mexico has had a bigger impact on America, more than anyone even realizes.  Proof? These words that come from Nahuatl, the language of the Mexicans, have made it into common day use, like…

Avocado

avocado

Let’s see, there’s avocado that comes from the Spanish word aguacate, which in turn comes from the word āhuacatl. In Nahuatl, it means both avocado and testicle. See the resemblance?  Mind. Blown.

Guacamole

guacamole

A related word is āhuacamōlli, or guacamole, which means avocado salsa — or salsa made from testicles… we kid!

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Tomato

tomato

In order to make this delicious salsa you need tomatl or tomato. TomAto, tomato…

Jalapeño

jalapeno

You can add a little kick to your āhuacamōlli with xalapan (jalapeño), a word derived from the Xalapa region of Veracruz.

Mezcal

Mezcal

And who doesn’t need a little mexcalli or Mezcal to take the edge off?

Find out what other words come from Nahuatl here.

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