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13 Weird Things That Are Normal AF If You’re Latino

Daaamn, Latinos, back at it again with the weird stuff. Even if you’re not Latino, George Lopez’s humor is relatable AF in Lopez Season 2, every Wednesday at 10:30/9:30c on TV Land!

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1. Saying bye to EVERY relative before leaving a family gathering.

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So if your family is large, it takes you approximately eight hours to leave Tía Rita's house.

2. The fact that we dread a rubber shoe more than public speaking.

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3. Your parents opening your mail.

"Privacy? Huh? Come again?"
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"Privacy? Huh? Come again?"

4. All of our nicknames for our loved ones being backhanded insults: Gordo, Flaca, Menso, etc....

"SUP CABEZÓN LOVE U PRIMO!"
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"SUP CABEZÓN LOVE U PRIMO!"

5. Getting shoved into a cake on your birthday...

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Oh, hey, we're celebrating your existence with this delicious tres leches cake that we will now proceed to ruin. WOOOOO...!

6. …and spending our life savings on this one particular party.

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Oh, and hiring characters straight from our nightmares to entertain party guests is also something we...just...do.

7. Not believing in throwing away used containers.

"Primero muerta que tirar el bote de helado/mantequilla/galletas a la basura." —a Latin woman
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"Primero muerta que tirar el bote de helado/mantequilla/galletas a la basura." —a Latin woman

8. Smacking a piñata with the wrath of hellfire.

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That is, if you're not accidentally smacking someone in the head.

9. Knowing an inordinate amount of ghost stories...

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And you always have one aunt who is totally connected with a supernatural underworld.

10. ...which could maybe explain why we have full-blown altares at home?

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11. Believing that hiring moving people is sacrilegious.

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WE CAN DO IT OURSELVES.

12. Getting blessed by your parents, aunts, and uncles.

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13. And always saying "primero Dios" before anything that involves partaking in an action.

Me: I'm going shopping tomorrow.Dad: JESSICA PRIMERO DIOS.
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Me: I'm going shopping tomorrow.

Dad: JESSICA PRIMERO DIOS.

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