A Spanglish Poem About Valley Car Dealerships

It has been 5 years since I wrote this Spanglish poem! Unbelievable. I just love all the Spanish slogans our local dealerships use. They are so creative and they stick and most have become a part of el Valle’s lingo. &nbs...
by Tapia - Gonzales


Spanglish: A Bastard Jargon?

Growing up in the Rio Grande Valley it was hard not to mix languages when talking with friends, but never with my father, for he prohibited us from mixing languages. Like Octavio Paz, he probably believed Spanglish was an abom...
by Tapia - Gonzales