Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Unleashing Your Inner Ricky Ricardo

What do you do you when you're a Latina and your non-Latina coworker keeps patronizing you in Spanish? According to Latina Magazine Columinst, Dolores Dice, you unleash your inner Ricky Ricardo:

Next time she asks you "¿Cómo estás?" give her the old Ricky Ricardo fast-and-furious riff:

siempremepreguntalamismabobería" - or something like that.

Hopefully you both can have a laugh about it. One way or another, I think you should explore your feelings of discomfort about being addressed in Spanish.

An excerpt from the April 2007 issue of Latina Magazine.