Tuesday, July 26, 2005

You know You're a ...

Ok, So Debbie showed me this website that has some lists of you know you're a mexican if list and one for malaysia. I think you'll enjoy so come on and check it out.


1. You have ever been hit by a chancla ("flip flops"...mother's weapon of choice).
2. You grew up scared by something called "El Cucuy."
3. Others tell you to stop screaming when you are really just talking.
4. You constantly refer to cereal as "con fleis".
5. Your mother yells at the top of her lungs to call you to dinner even if it's a one bedroom apartment.
6. You can dance ranchera, cumbia or salsa without music.
7. You use "manteca" (lard) instead of olive oil and can't figure out why your butt is getting bigger.
8. You call your sneakers "teneees".
9. You have at least thirty cousins.
10. You can't imagine anyone not liking spicy food.
11. You are in a 5-passenger car with 7 people in it and a person shouting "subanse, todavia caben"(jump, there's still room).
12. Whenever you feel under the weather, you compulsively dab on some "Vics" vapor rub all over your chest and inside your nostrils.
13. Tamales, champurrado, posole and menudo are must haves on Thanksgiving.
14. There is more Budweiser than punch at little Juanito's birthday party.
15. There is at least one member in your family name Maria, Guadalupe, Juan, Jose, or Jesus.
16. Everyone still thinks Cesar Chavez is the best boxer even if he lost against Oscar De La Hoya.
17. You've gone to the Pulgamarket (fleamarket) every weekend for years.
18. You've tried to bring a mango back to the US from Mexico, and a bonus point if you actually made it all the way home with it.
19. You swear "Choco Mil" is the same as Slim Fast and try to lose weight by drinking it.
20. You have a drunk uncle/aunt.
21. You not only know who Don Francisco from Sabado Gigante is, but you tell people he's your tio. (Mexican Bob Barker from Price is Right...and he is my tio ;P)
22. Your mother, tia or hermana's hair is blackcherry, "Sun in" red or a burgundy that would make Celia Cruz (Dead Mexican singer) jealous.
23. You always try to find out what town another fellow Latino's family is from.
24. You drive a "Cheby", an "Ohsmobeel" or a "Bolswahgon"
25. You wear your Sunday best to do laundry at the laundrymat and go grocery shopping.
26. You have told your kid not to walk the floor barefoot or they'll catch a cold.
27. You have a bottle of Bacardi or Tequila in your house right now.
28. Your cousins are delinquents / hootchies.
29. You have a chola (thug/gangsta') in your barrio named "La Flaca" (the skinny one) who's bigger than a house.
30. You think Cristina (Mexican talk show host) trumps Oprah any day.
32. You have a cousin named "Guero" (white boy) who's darker than night.
31. You know a chola named "La Shy Girl" who is loud and obnoxious.


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