44 Things All Mexicans Know To Be True

Chilaquiles, Pedro Infante, and La Lotería are just a few.

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6. And seriously, you'll never forget this classic scene that defined Mexican cinema.


From the legendary blue-collar film Ustedes Los Ricos where Pedro Infante loses his son in a fire. ::sniff::

11. The song El Raton Vaquero by Cri Cri was the first time you heard someone speak English.

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17. A dance party isn't a dance party without Los Angeles Azules.

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27. And the power of the "iFUAAAAA!"?

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34. Oaxaca and Puebla will always battle it out for the best mole sauce in the world!


What is mole? It's a concoction of several different ingredients that could include peanuts, pine nuts, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, squash seeds, cilantro, seedless grapes, plantains, garlic, onion, cinnamon, chocolate, chili peppers like ancho, pasilla, mulato and chipotle. Not all are made the same, but they're all delicious.


Number 30 has been changed to better represent my people. Thanks, Lailan!