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Ask a Mexican: Why Do You Italicize All Those Spanish Words?

Dear Mexican: Grammar question/rant: If Spanglish is a legitimate dialect/language, why do you feel the need to italicize every instance of code-switching? I seriously doubt that when you speak, you emphasize every puta palabra (emphasis intended here), but that’s what your articles read like. We all know that you are speaking Spanglish—not a foreign language—so […]