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15 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing

Please reserve "spicy" for Flamin' Hot Cheetos.

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1. Like "spicy."

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Woe to the bland Latina actress who fails to ignite a set or photo shoot in an explosion of spice and flavor.

5. Talk about a self-fulfilling stereotype.

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I wasn't angry until you chalked up my normal, universal emotional response to a stimulus to an inherent inability to control myself and my reactions. Odd how that works.

Also, why are the Latin names of plants italicized?

9. "Impassioned" and "passionate" are also coded words used to describe us.

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Because other women... don't have passion? They don't get upset or emotive? And, more often than not, it's a "polite" way of dismissing a valid emotional response.

But don't get it wrong: We do have passion. But it's real passion, not a coded attempt to undermine the things that excite and motivate us.

15. And when we're asked to "say something sexy in Spanish"?

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Assuming we all spoke Spanish, which we don't, we'd probably say something like "¡Que vergüenza! Este cara de sapo realmente cree que tiene un chance conmigo."

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