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Cinco de Mayo is the new St. Patrick’s Day

And Mexicans are the new Irish. Growing up in Texas I always had trouble keeping Cinco de Mayo and Diez y Seis straight. To my mind the former was in commemoration of a colonial event, the defeat of Spain maybe, and the latter marked the date of the Mexican Revolution. Or maybe I had it [...]
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The Ultimate Tequila Playlist For Cinco De Mayo

Entertainment / Humor : Huffington Post: Comedy (7 months ago)

Happy Cinco de Mayo! The holiday that celebrates freedom and democracy commemorates the Mexican army's defeat over the French in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. It's also a day to dominate your local bar's Mexican karaoke compe... Read Post

Ironically, Thanksgiving is starting to catch on in Great Britain

Business & Finance : The Week: World Business (18 hours ago)

The United States is a great importer and transformer of other people's holidays — St. Patrick's Day, Cinco de Mayo, Mardi Gras — but it looks like America is now exporting one of its own. Yes, reports "savvy shopper" Harriet Arkell... Read Post

Busy Phillips really loves Cinco de Mayo

Entertainment : The Marquee Blog (4 years ago)

Growing up in the Southwest, Busy Phillips says celebrating Cinco de Mayo was as natural as the Irish going green for St. Patrick's Day. "I grew up in Arizona and [Cinco de Mayo] was something that was always celebrated," the "Couga... Read Post


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