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20 Dos And Don'ts Of Cinco De Mayo

DO have fun! DON'T be part of a regrettable, racist photo.

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Cinco de Mayo actually celebrates an unlikely victory by Mexican soldiers from the town of Puebla over a powerful French army...not Mexico's independence.

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Haha, but you don't care about that, you want to drink! That's totally cool, go for it. But this is how to pull it off without being insensitive/unintentionally/intentionally racist while still getting to enjoy some great Mexican food and drinks.

6. DO enjoy another culture's music while you're out.

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7. DON'T Photoshop sombreros on yourself or call anything "El Bruncho."

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9. DO seriously feel free to push it and have a great time.

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13. DON'T throw it back and call it "Cinco de Drinko":

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Now that we mention it, just like with "El Bruncho": No, an English word does not suddenly become a Spanish word if you add an "o" at the end. Just a good rule of thumb.

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