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20 Things Your Non-Latino Friends Say that Make You Think WTF?

There are those times when our non-Latino friends can make comments that, under the wrong light, can be straight up offensive….or at the very least make them look extremely dumb. Do your non-Latino friends a favor, compárteles esta guía and save them from embarrassing themselves, or pissing the wrong vato off.

1. Are you Spanish?

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Geography check: you are aware there is only ONE country called Spain, right?

2. You don’t look Latina.

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We’re not all just a clone of whatever stereotype you have in mind.

3. You’re so light-skinned. You almost look white.

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Breaking news, we come in all shades.

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4. You don’t have an accent.

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Really? Mi abuela would be so disappointed.

5. Do you speak Mexican?

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I’m begging you, please go back to school and demand your money back.

6. HOW do you know how to dance salsa?

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How can’t you not? It’s quite simple actually.

7. I LOVE Chipotle and Taco Bell.

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So do I. What’s your point?

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8. Pssstttt..mami, mami, mamiiiiiiiiii

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I have not seen her, but will let her know her son is out on the street cat-calling every Latina that walks by.

9. When did you arrive to America?

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I think it was around Christmas of ’86, when my dad knocked my mom up at a party in Jersey.

10. You totally don’t act like them.

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Who’s them, exactly?

11. Say something to me in Spanish.

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¡Pendejo!

12. It’s cool, my wife is Colombian.

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So?

13. You speak English so well!

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Yeah, I’m an advanced bilingual creature like that. *Eye roll.

14. You are the least Hispanic girl I know!

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Why cuz I don’t like Banda and Nortenas … Wtf , we come in different shapes ,sizes, shades, we like different things , we have different taste for music too ….. Haaaaaaa they make me mad sometimes .

15. Isn’t Día de muertos like Mexican Halloween?

Not. EVEN. A Little BIT.

16. Wait… you’re not Mexican?

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Wait.. you’re not intelligent? 

17. What’s the difference between Latinos and Hispanics?

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The best question to be asked when you’re at the bar and particularly don’t have the mind for that ignorance.

18. Do you know a good place to get a good burrito around here?

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Again. Why do you think that falls under my people’s cuisine of expertise boo.

19. What do you mean you don’t like spicy food?

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I MEAN I don’t like Spanish food. 

20.  You’re the whitest latino I know.

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Some pendeja will say this to you thinking that you will feel complicated but IRL nothing makes you see red more than this.


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