Gustavo Arellano

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  • 1 year ago | Ask a Mexican

    Dear Mexican: Why do some Mexicans expect us to learn Spanish instead of them learning English?  (NOTE: I did say SOME, not most or all!)  I'm offended whenever I am ASSAULTED by listening to anything in Spanish on phone menus or see it ...

  • 1 year ago | Ask a Mexican

    Dear Mexican: Why do some Mexicans expect us to learn Spanish instead of them learning English?  (NOTE: I did say SOME, not most or all!)  I'm offended whenever I am ASSAULTED by listening to anything in Spanish on phone menus or see it ...

  • 1 year ago | Ask a Mexican

    Dear Mexican: If dark-skinned people are so “undesirable,” unwelcome and put down by you gringos, how come you bake in the sun like zopilotes to get dark? Summer is fantasy time for all of you, when you can actually get some color in t...

  • 1 year ago | Ask a Mexican

    Dear Mexican: I am a Mexican who owns a successful wholesale liquidation business, which happens to be an industry dominated by Jews and Asians and some gringos. So why does almost everyone, including mexicanos, that visits my warehouse think my b...

  • 1 year ago | Ask a Mexican

    Dear Mexican: I'm a half-mexicana, half-gabacha working as an appointment scheduler in a medical office. I'm one of a handful of schedulers there who speak Spanish. I've noticed that often when a Spanish-speaking patient calls, gets a schedulers w...

  • 1 year ago | Ask a Mexican

    Dear Mexican: Is there a pecking order at the places where day laborers wait to be hired? Are all those dudes Mexican or are some Central and South American, and if so who has priority? Also, after they make a bunch of loot, do they go back to Mex...

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