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If you’re a Latino or Latina who was raised in the U.S., chances are you’ve made up a Spanish word—or two! But hey, that’s totally okay.
We’ve all slapped an “-iar” or “-io” at the end of an English word and pretended it was Spanish. Ultimately, some of these conflated words stick, and after a few generations, we forget that those words aren’t really part of the Spanish language!
Take a look at some of our favorite made up Spanish words and let us know if you’ve ever been guilty of using them!
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The success of Chilean-British author E.L. James’ erotic trilogy 50 Shades of Grey has paved the way for the second coming of erotic fiction. It used to be that such novels were kept hidden under pillows, in underwear drawers, and atop hard-to-reach bookshelves, but these days, women (and men!) are brazenly consuming erotic fiction wherever and whenever they desire!
We were hardly shocked to learn that Gisele Bundchen outearned her model peers for the seventh year in a row, but we were incredibly impressed--and proud!--that the super model mami even outearned her NFL-playing husband, Tom Brady!
As it turns out, Gisele is in good company when it comes to Latina celebrities who make more dough than their significant others. Take a look at which other Latina moguls far outearn their lovers:
Forget selfies! We're all about "healthies"!
Healthies (health and fitness-related selfies) are trending all over social media, with celebrities leading the way in this fun fitness photo-sharing movement! A more inspirational alternative to selfies, healthies provide insight to celebrities' fitness and diet regimens, answering the age-old question: "How did she get that bod?"
So, get ready to give your clicking finger a workout, because we're sharing our favorite Latina healthies!
If you had it all, but wanted more, how much would be enough?
Congrats, you've made to to college! Now what? For many new college students, their first year away from home can be trying. There's a lot to deal with: new school, new friends, and the dreaded "Freshman 15." Well, maybe not that last part.
We're taking that old weight-gain worry turning it on it's head. Here are 15 tips that’ll help you get the most out of your first year of college!
As if we needed another reason to love William Levy! The Dancing with the Stars veteran shared some sweet tweets and pics with his fans this week, documenting his trip to a children’s cancer hospital in Mexico.
"Between scenes I took some time to visit Special Oncology Area in Veracruz's Regional Hospital...I'm sharing a few images,” the handsome actor tweeted to his more than 1.5 million twitter followers.
We love Ben Affleck and are super excited to see him play Batman in the untitled sequal to Man of Steel, but we can’t help but wish that a Latino actor had been cast for the role of the millionaire caped crusader!
So take heed, casting directors! Here are 5 seriously badass Latino actors who we think should have been cast as Bruce Wayne!
The world’s biggest baby was born in Mexico last week, weighing in at a whopping 14 pounds and 8 ounces! Ouch!
The record-shattering baby was born to the Flores Hernandez family in a border city of Juarez, Mexico, and has been named Dilan Aram.
According to the Mexican newspaper Norte de Juarez, Dilan’s parents were far from prepared for such a large baby.
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