17 #GrowingUpSalvadorian Tweets That’ll Make You Say “Hijue”

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It’s been a good week for Latino Twitter. Earlier this week, Latinos shared their favorite stories about growing up with the hashtag #GrowingUpHispanic. A few hours later, the hashtag #GrowingUpSalvadorian was trending with tales about quesadillas, pupusas and countless other hilarious experiences. ICYMI, here they are:


Jay Mendoza showed off his unique GPS:


What else was discussed? Having to explain that “quesadilla” has more than one definition…


Getting weirded out by people’s eating habits…


Dealing with people who think they’ve got you pegged…


Waking up to wonderful treats…


Getting this lecture from your mom ALL THE TIME…


The joys of New Year’s Day dinner…


Struggling with people who don’t understand how magical your language is…


The harsh realities of visiting the homeland…


All the wonderful things other people are missing out on…


The drink that tastes like your childhood…


The awkward moments your family gets you into…


The moments when you feel like you can’t win…


Having to survive trash talk…


The menu for every family party…


The fact that your grandma had the hookup on the best treats…


The habits you picked up from your folks…


And, for those wondering why it wasn’t “GrowingUpSalvadoran,” Twitter user Salvy Problems conducted a poll:

Sure, “Salvadoran” may be correct, but “Salvadorian” seems to feel right.


READ: 19 #GrowingUpHispanic Tweets That’ll Make You Laugh Till You Cry

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