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15 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing

Please reserve "spicy" for Flamin' Hot Cheetos.

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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?

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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.

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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."