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casablancaThe Nazis are all, “Hey let’s sing our Nazi song!” but the freedom-loving Frenchies hanging out at Rick’s Cafe in Casablanca are all, like, “Non. Non! NON!”
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Los Angeles singer-songwriter Nancy Sanchez’ new album release American Novio includes this perky love song, Ocean, which features sweet harmonies from (Linda’s cousin) Marisa Ronstadt. Check it out.

maydaybigEnjoy the Internacional, the world-wide (Get it? It’s international!) anthem of those commie cabrones in Cuba and Venezuela and China and North Korea (and lurking in secretive Sanders cells here in the Homeland but the libtard lamestream media sheeple won’t tell you that).

Today, May 1, is May Day AKA International Workers’ Day, when the comrades sing this stirring appeal, with its hummable melody and a vague vision of making the future great again that’s hard to disagree with, except maybe the LUCHA FINAL aspect. [Mas…]

Spanglish is only one of the dialects created by people who straddle two culturas.

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The underlying assumption of Spanglish is that one language is not enough to capture the full experience of being immersed in two cultures.

The gente who use Spanglish are primarily first and second generation Latinos in the United States. I would say the phenomenon springs from the working classes and the sons and daughters of immigrants to the United States (not to exclude the immigrants themselves). [Mas…]

Hola! My Mexican-American family and I don’t speak Spanish (video)

by Andalé Mono November 11, 2016 El Now
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It’s not easy being a pocho. That’s the premise of The Loteria, by Santa Cruz, CA film student Joseph Cueto-Araiza. He grew up in a Mexican-American family where nobody could speak Spanish, and that includes Joseph Cueto-Araiza.

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SPONSORED: Shamed By You English? You Can Speak Soon!

by IMAGE COMICS 1963 July 27, 2016 Cartoons
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Pronunciation for pochos: Cotija, tomatillo, huarache, taqueria

by ROSETTA ESTONE May 31, 2016 Cultura
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Pochos, by definition, can’t speak Espanish. We’re here to help.

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Happy May Day 2016 from the Workers of the World (video, lyrics)

by Comic Saenz April 30, 2016 Cultura
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Enjoy the Internacional, the world-wide (Get it? It’s international!) anthem of those red commie cabrones in Cuba and Venezuela and China and North Korea (and lurking in secretive Sanders cells here in the Homeland but the lamestream media sheeple won’t tell you that). Tomorrow, May 1, is May Day AKA International Workers’ Day, when the […]

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All I wanted was a quinceañera – instead I turned white (video)

by Comic Saenz March 8, 2016 Cultura
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POCHO’s Elise Valderrama is a Peruvian-American who moved to Florida as kid. That’s where she learned it’s not so easy being white.

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Yes, you can! Usted tambien puede aprender otro idioma (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés February 25, 2016 Cultura
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Yes, you can!

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La Cucaracha: The GOP’s mixed messages for Latinos (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 27, 2016 Cartoons
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Franco-Venezuelan La Chica (Sophie Fustec) finds her ‘Oasis’ (video)

by Soy Capitan January 4, 2016 Cultura
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We bet you can figure out Sophie’s French by yourself: La Chica est le projet hybride de Sophie Fustec, artiste franco-vénézuélienne, qui propose un collage de textures sonores empruntées à son héritage traditionnel latino-américain et de diverses influences modernes en cassant les codes établis.

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This L.A. pocha wishes she could speak better Spanish (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés December 16, 2015 Cultura
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Los Angeles pocha Natalie Munguia didn’t learn Spanish when she was growing up, and now she feels left out, as she explains in this video for Sociology 244 at Whittier College. FYI, here’s the course description:

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La Cucaracha: Sarah Palin says ‘Speak American!’ (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 24, 2015 Cartoons
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Phoenix TV anchor Vanessa Ruiz knows her Spanish, thanks (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés September 3, 2015 Cultura

Newly-hired Vanessa Ruiz of KPNX TV Channel 12 news knows how to properly pronounce her Spanish, thank you very much and no, she won’t apologize. Ruiz’ Facebook page is here. [Pinche Flash video may not play on your device.] We have totally been here before. Mira two videos from Gustavo Arellano and Gustavo Almadovar.

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First-generation Felipa was born ‘North of the Border’ (#TBT 1970 video)

by Verdana Bold September 3, 2015 Cultura
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First-generation Texas-born Filipa wants to be teacher, and she gets some early experience when she helps her uncle learn English so he can obtain a driver’s license for a new job. The documentary short Felipa: North of the Border is from 1970 and aired on CBS.

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Born in the USA: The secret downside of espeaking Spanglish

by Estefania Zavala August 3, 2015 Cultura
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“Wow, it’s so cool you can speak Spanish,” people tell me after they hear me on the phone with my mom. I say thanks and try to shrug it off, but I worry that letting them think that gives a mistaken impression. I mean, yes. I can speak Spanish. My parents taught me Spanish when […]

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Neighbors complain local parrot curses in Spanish, or not (video)

by PUFF EL DRAGÓN MÁGICO May 18, 2015 El Now
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Rula the parrot, from Tracy, in San Joaquin County, is a dirty-mouthed bird according to Spanish-speaking — and Spanish-HEARING — neighbors. Or not. The animal authorities have been advised of the situation, but none of their on-staff critter wranglers are bilingual. PREVIOUSLY ON PARROTS WHO ESPEAK SPANISH:

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