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This Hilarious Twitter Account Totally Nails What It’s Like Growing Up Mexican

Are you following StuffMexicanosLike on Twitter? No? GET ON IT. If you’re all about bailes, corridos and Tejanas, you’ll know EXACTLY what the deal is. Even if you’re not, chances are you’ll be laughing your ass off.

WARNING: There’s definitely some NSFW content on the page, so ten cuidado, plebe.

1. They Understand Life’s Most Challenging Decisions

2. They Know Your Mom’s Musical Tastes

3. They Can Relate to the Struggles of College Life

4. They Understand the Importance of Religion

5. They Know Bailes Aren’t All About Velvet Ropes and Bottle Service

6. They Totally Get That Setting Up a Quinceañera is Tough

 READ: You Don’t Have to Be Mexican to Sing Like One

7. They Remember That Feeling You Get from Mom’s Home Cooking

8. They’ve Realized We All Can’t Be Telenovela Stars

9. They Know Speaking (and Writing) in a Different Language Can Yield Some Weird Results

10. They’re Aware That You’ll Go to Great Lengths to Impress Your Crush

11. They Know Your Parents Have Set a High Bar For Your Success

12. They Know Talent When They See It

13. They Remember That a Little Menudo Can Go a Long Way

14. They Understand That Education is Vital

15. They’ve got the inside track on the hottest music.

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Have You Noticed How Many Mexican Phrases Use The Word ‘Madre’?

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Have You Noticed How Many Mexican Phrases Use The Word ‘Madre’?

Mexicans really love their mothers, don’t they? We love ‘em so much that we’ve found a way to include the word “madre” in, like, 300 different phrases. OK, maybe not that many, but it’s def waaaay more than you realized. Check it:

***WARNING: This post contains strong language***

“Tu Madre”

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Literal translation: Your mother.
What it really means: It’s kinda like “your mama,” but in Spanish.
Example: “¿Me estás llamando fea? ¡Tu madre!”
How it would sound in English: “Are you calling me ugly? Your mother!”


“P**a Madre”

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Literal translation: Whore mother.
What it really means: Depends on context, really, but it’s usually used to express frustration.
Example: “Puta madre, the teacher gave us a pop quiz!”
How it would sound in English: “Whore mother, the teacher gave us a pop quiz!”


“Hija De Tu Chingada Madre/Chingada Madre”

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Literal translation: Daughter of a screwed mother.
What it really means: Effed mother. Variation of “Puta Madre.” Another way of expressing frustration.
Example: “Chingada madre, I got all the way to the store and forgot my wallet.”
How it would sound in English: “Daughter of a screwed mother, I got all the way to the store and forgot my wallet.”


“Chinga Tu Madre”

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Literal translation: Screw your mother.
What it really means: Eff your mother.
Example: “¡Chinga tu madre, guey!”
How it would sound in English: “Screw your mother, ox!”


“A Toda Madre”

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Literal translation: At all mother.
What it really means: Totally awesome.
How it sounds in Spanish: “¡Esa fiesta estuvo a toda madre!”
How it would sound in English: “That party was at all mother!”


“Con Madre”

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Literal translation: With mother.
What it really means: Awesome.
Example: “El baile está con madre!”
How it would sound in English: “This dance is with mother!”


“A La Madre”

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Literal translation: To the mother.
What it really means: Another one that depends on the context, but usually it’s used to express surprise or frustration.
Example: “Los planes se fueron a la madre y estoy hasta la madre con ellos de todos modos.”
How it would sound in English: “The plans went to the mother and I’m up to the mother with them anyway.”


“Me Vale Madre”

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Literal translation: It’s worth mother to me.
What it really means: I don’t give a sh*t. 
Example: “Me vale madre si la hice enojar.”
How it would sound in English: “It’s worth mother to me if I made her mad.”


“Ni Madres”

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Literal translation: No mothers.
What it really means: No way.
Example: “Ni madres quiero salir con tu primo! “
How it would sound in English: “No mothers I want to go out with your cousin!”


“No Tienes Madre”

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Literal translation: You have no mother.
What it really means: You have no shame/scruples/sense.
Example: “Te acabaste toda la cerveza, no tienes madre.”
How it would sound in English: “You finished all the beer, you have no mother.”


“Desmadre”

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Literal translation: Nothing quite captures it, but it’s like “unmothered.”
What it really means: Pandemonium (good or bad, depending on context).
Example: “Vives como un puerco, esta casa es un desmadre.”
How it would sound in English: “You live like a pig, this house is an unmothered.”


“Madrazo”

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Literal translation: There is none! It’s like a “big mother,” but not really.
What it really means: A hit, a punch, a crash.
Example: “Me dieron un madrazo en la cara con una chancla.”
How it would sound in English: “They gave me a big mother on the face with a flip-flop.”


“Partir La Madre”

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Literal translation: Split the mother.
What it really means: Kick your ass.  
Example: “Te voy a partir la madre.”
How it would sound in English: “I’m going to split your mother.”


“Poca Madre”

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Literal translation: Little mother.
What it really means: Someone or something that sucks. 
Example: “Sólo una persona con poca madre haría eso.”
How it would sound in English: “Only a person with little mother would do that.”


READ: 13 Mexican Sayings That Sound Really Weird When They’re Translated Literally

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Here are Some of the Things Mexicans Hate the Most

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Here are Some of the Things Mexicans Hate the Most

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If you grew up with Mexican parents, you know there’s plenty of stuff that gets on their nerves. They can be sooooo stubborn sometimes that they won’t give on certain things even though they should. YouTuber SUPEReeeGO captured all their manias in his video Things Mexican Don’t Like.

You know, stuff like this: They don’t like being scared.

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Especially with insensitive pranks.

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READ: Things You Find in Every Mexican Kitchen

If you do, the consequences can be…severe.

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Well, maybe now he’ll learn.

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Chill, Ron. Latinos handle things differently.

Watch the full video of “Things Mexicans Don’t Like”:

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