What You Say vs. What Mamá Hears
What is it about Latina moms and their hearing? You say one thing and your Latina mom hears something totally different. It’s like their ears are equipped with some kind of crazy mom translating device. Take these instances for example…
What You Say: Voy a salir con mis amigas
What She Hears: I’m the boss y me mando sola
Except… you never said that. Can a girl just have a GNO?
What You Say: No tengo hambre
What She Hears: No me gusta tu comida
Moms get so offended when you don’t eat their food, even when you literally just ate 10 minutes ago.
What You Say: I’m Bored
What She Hears: Dame más quehaceres
?… No one ever said that.
What You Say: I’m staying out late tonight
What She Hears: If I’m not home by 9:59 p.m., file a missing person’s report
I said LATE, not till dusk.
What You Say: I need Advil
What She Hears: Where’s the Vicks?
Hello?! Vicks isn’t the cure to everything!
What You Say: I don’t know how to cook frijoles
What She Hears: I’m never going to find a husband
…Because not knowing how to cook beans is a deal-breaker, right?
What You Say: I’ll take the trash out later
What She Hears: You do it, you’re my sirvienta
And she always replies with “no sé qué vas a hacer el día que yo me muera”. Ugh, SO dramatic!
What You Say: But I did wash the dishes!
What She Hears: ¡Te veo cara de pendeja!
Does she really expect me to stand by the sink all day?
What You Say: I’m spending the night at my friend’s house
What She Hears: I’m going to sleep at a guy’s house and have an orgy.
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Gosh, why do moms exaggerate so much?!
What You Say: What?
What She Hears: $*¢% @*$3
This is how she reacts when you say ‘what,’ imaging what she’ll do when you talk back.
What You Say: Can we stop by Taco Bell?
What She Hears: Me gusta comer ch*ngaderas.
I just want to eat something quick. Can I live?!