Bob Juch 
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Re: “Danehy

I worked for Fairchild in the mid-70s. Of course, all we heard was the company line.

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Posted by Bob Juch on 07/18/2019 at 5:51 AM

Re: “Danehy

And he quotes Blazing Saddles too!

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Posted by Bob Juch on 09/13/2018 at 7:45 AM

Re: “Ask a Mexican!

"Marrano" might also be a Moor.

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Posted by Bob Juch on 09/07/2017 at 6:24 AM

Re: “Ask a Mexican!

The main reason there are variations in Spanish throughout the Americas is because of the different regions in Spain the original immigrants were from. The Carribean and seaside areas were dominated by the Spanish navy while the army took over the inland areas. The sailors came primarily from Andalusia and the army came from Castile. I had a college friend who was Cuban (he had rowed himself to Florida in the mid-60s). I went with him to Tijuana and he had a fit about how bad the Spanish of the Mexicans there was.

The United States used to have huge regional differences, to the point that during the Civil War soldiers from New England could not understand those from Alabama and vice versa.

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Posted by Bob Juch on 01/12/2017 at 8:26 AM

Re: “Ask a Mexican!

Just ran across this book in a Tucson Weekly article. I think you'll enjoy it. http://www.amazon.com/Open-Veins-Latin-Ame…

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Posted by Bob Juch on 12/31/2015 at 7:25 AM

Re: “This Arizona Congressman Wants to Make Sure Undocumented Students Don't Get College In-State Tuition

The DREAMers are legal residents so this bill wouldn't affect them.

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Posted by Bob Juch on 09/25/2015 at 6:36 AM

Re: “Ask a Mexican!

This hombre's parents would complain about the price of a blanket if it was just $16. This way of thinking isn't exclusive to Mexicans.

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Posted by Bob Juch on 09/10/2015 at 7:38 AM

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