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I’ve been working with Mexicans at the metal shop for the last year and a half. As always I try to improve my language skills and I help them with English. The other week I gave Oscar, who has prevented my fingers from getting ripped off my lathes or pierced by drill presses, the movie […]

Dama La Pistola

“Dama la cuete.” is ‘gimme the gun’ in slang Mexican and guns have flooded across the Rio Grande to fuel a wicked murder spree by the vicious narco-bandidos of the drug cartels. Slang expressions for the dead are many. According to a Fox Latino News report of Apr 14, 2011 “Encobijados” are bodies wrapped in […]