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Old 02-08-2008   #16 (permalink)
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.... and the answer to this last question is ALWAYS a blank stare
....and don't forget the obligatory shrug of the shoulders. We call that the Mexican salute.

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PS. For anyone who isn't very familiar with Mexico and how things work here: these kind of comments are made in jest and with love; it's just funny, and sometimes frustrating, but mostly funny.
Mostly.
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Old 02-08-2008   #17 (permalink)
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Then perhaps it's a monument to 'No hay'.
.(spewing on la pantalla ) that SOOOOO fits it.
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Old 02-08-2008   #18 (permalink)
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Alex, maybe I can find out information there as to what Bob Bradley was thinking when he sent Eddie Lewis in and what planet Drew Moor was on when he was supposed to be covering Magallon.
Good for Drew Moor that gave us the chance to score ...twice ...with Jonny Magallon.

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Old 02-08-2008   #19 (permalink)
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Perhaps the booth was built with the admirable goal to actually give customers information, but then they realized they were over their heads.
Another good intention carefully avoided.
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Old 02-08-2008   #20 (permalink)
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Now imagine a employee standing right underneath it and the picture is perfect.
Exactly!!! I'd be telling David, "Take a picture of me!!!" and then I'd pose under that "?" looking totally dumbfounded (which I'm REALLY good at, BTW). Oh, it's killing me that I can't do it RIGHT NOW!!!
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Old 02-09-2009   #21 (permalink)
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[quote=Michele;1055284]....and don't forget the obligatory shrug of the shoulders. We call that the Mexican salute.


Yeap, it really means: I DON'T GIVE A SHIT!!
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Old 02-11-2009   #22 (permalink)
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Exactly!!! I'd be telling David, "Take a picture of me!!!" and then I'd pose under that "?" looking totally dumbfounded (which I'm REALLY good at, BTW). Oh, it's killing me that I can't do it RIGHT NOW!!!
I have been trying for years to get my wife to pose beside a Bimbo truck but to no avail.
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I heard we are soon getting Bimbo bread here in California. They bought out a big US bread company. You would think it will be a best seller in Southern California. Special bread for those special kind of girls.
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Old 02-16-2009   #24 (permalink)
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but, but.....

As I told a friend of mine who was in town this week and visiting Mexico for the first time, one phrase I have banished from my vocabulary after spending a lot of time in Mexico for the past ten years is: "....but that doesn't make any sense!"
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Old 02-17-2009   #25 (permalink)
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I have been trying for years to get my wife to pose beside a Bimbo truck but to no avail.

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Old 02-18-2009   #26 (permalink)
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Folks, if everything is perfect in the countries where you come from, why do you bother coming here? Are you masoquists? Just stay where everything is perfect and donīt come here just to criticize.
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Folks, if everything is perfect in the countries where you come from, why do you bother coming here? Are you masoquists? Just stay where everything is perfect and donīt come here just to criticize.
Are you suggesting that we're not allowed to good-naturedly poke fun at things in this country simply because we are not "from" here?! Obviously we like it here or we wouldn't live here, but I certainly don't subscribe to the theory that we are not allowed to joke about things we find absurd, especially when it is in as joking a manner as this thread is. Methinks you are being a bit sensitive, Chetumalkid.

How boring would I find life if I actually *did* find everything "perfect?" If you think this is bad, you should hear the way I joke about the US, which, like Mexico, I also love with my whole heart.
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Well said Heather.
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I heard we are soon getting Bimbo bread here in California. They bought out a big US bread company. You would think it will be a best seller in Southern California. Special bread for those special kind of girls.
Safeway (here in California) has stocked Bimbo products for many years. At least the Safeways I have shopped in all have a section full of Bimbo products.
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got Bimbos everywhere in South Texas........... I could go for some Donas right now!
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