¿Habla Spanglish?

Want to irritate your Spanish and English teachers at the same time? Try a little Spanglish. Here’s a recent Associated Press article…

”Language is not controlled by a small group of academics that decide what the words are that we should use. Language is created by people and it is the job of academics to record those changes,” he said.

A recent survey by the Los Angeles-based Cultural Access Group found 74 percent of 250 Hispanic youths surveyed in Los Angeles spoke Spanglish, most often with friends, other young people and at home.

The WB network says ”Mucha Lucha” ”lucha” means wrestling reflects that reality. The zippy cartoon doesn’t pause to translate Spanish phrases, but sprinkles them throughout to spice up dialogue.

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