24 Signs You’re A Latin American Living In The US

What have you gotten yourself into, mi amigo???

If you were born in any of these countries…

(With the exception of Spain).

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And now happen to live in the US…

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This post is dedicated to you, mi amigo!

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1. This is how you felt when you first got to the US…

Lots of excitement!

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2. Although this was the look you got from the customs officer.

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3. People have a hard time pronouncing your name properly…

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4. And forget about even spelling it correctly.

And it will never happen! So go ahead and pick a nickname…

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5. This happens when you try to kiss people on the cheek…

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6. So you sharpened up your hand-shaking skills.

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7. You never got used to the food…

And probably gained a lot of weight!

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8. But discovered that junk food can replace every meal!

Nom Nom Nom!

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9. Americans make fun of you whenever you mispronounce words…

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10. But you make fun of them whenever they attempt to roll their R’s…

Next time ask them to say “ferrocarril” and enjoy it!

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11. Or pretty much say anything in Spanish.

Poor Fab Our!

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12. You are certain that America is not a country…

It’s a continent made up of 35 countries. Source.

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13. But who cares… you’re an “alien” to them anyways!

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14. You know this is the real football.

And have a hard time understanding american football.

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15. You gave up on the metrication system…

Ounces? Inches? Miles? What the hell!

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16. You miss speaking in Spanish so much.

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17. You haven’t used this in a while.

Or these others: á, é, í, ó, ú…

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18. You miss sweet popcorn.

So you might wanna try kettle corn.

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19. You are so excited about Christmas during winter time.

Santa’s outfit finally makes sense (to all of us located in the Southern Hemisphere)!

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20. You have the bad habit of converting prices to your country’s currency…

And realize that everything is freaking expensive!

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21. But dollars are worth so much more back in your country!

And you are suddenly rich!

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22. People think we all do siestas…


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23. Or that we all wear sombreros…


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24. And if you speak in Spanish they immediately think you are Mexican.

Nope, there are like 20 countries were Spanish is the official language… Source.

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So even though you miss your friends…

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And miss your family…

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You know you’ve made the right decision!

God Bless Latin Americans!

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