Top 10 Reasons to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

In case you didn't know

By Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor
Published on LatinoLA: September 22, 2008

Top 10 Reasons to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

10. Your daughter or son will probably marry one of us.

9. It is the closest we will ever get to Latino Heritage Month.

8. You don't have to tell office co-workers you are Spanish and French, although you look indigenous.

7. You can miss work with a semi valid socio-cultural excuse that could count as a mental illness day.

6. Coincidentally, it is when the new Chevys come out as well.

5. Only time of the year former Cholo lawyers can say "Simon Ese, Judge".

4. The Mayor can wear his beanie instead of yarmulke for votes.

3. Jessica Alba went to the ALMA Awards to practice her High School Spanish.

2. Drunk Tio Tacos bore you to tears with stories about their Abuelitas making homemade tortillas.

1. If it wasn't for your Hispanic heritage, you couldn't "tirar chancla".

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