13 Things People Who Grew Up Latino Are Still Scared Of
Did you hear the one about the little girl who suffered a cocotazo?
That the cucuy (you may also know him as El Coco) is definitely hiding in the shadows.
That we didn't take precaution to ward off el mal de ojo.
...And that someone will look at your baby for too long.
...And also that an egg cleansing might not actually work.
That the evil cadejo will slink behind you while you're walking home at night.
That La Llorona will still try to kidnap you if you wander alone.
That you'll hear El Silbón whistling.
That any weird sound you hear at night might be La Patasola hopping towards you.
That a chupacabra will steal your beloved pet.
That you'll look into Luz Mala and bad things will happen to you.
That La Ciguapa will come ambling towards you.
And, most terrifying of all...
That your mom will still reach for her chancleta.
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