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whats the difference?

between hispanic and latino?

i really have no idea.

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MommaBear1129

Asked by MommaBear1129 at 1:10 AM on Jan. 25, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • Hispanic is of Spanish decent and Latino is of South American decent...someone will surely correct me if I'm wrong
    MamaChamp

    Answer by MamaChamp at 1:14 AM on Jan. 25, 2009

  • Does it really matter???
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:21 AM on Jan. 25, 2009

  • so someone that is from centro america is what?

    and whats the difference between race and ethnicity? isnt it the same thing?
    MommaBear1129

    Answer by MommaBear1129 at 1:22 AM on Jan. 25, 2009

  • i dont know i guess i've always wondered!
    MommaBear1129

    Answer by MommaBear1129 at 1:22 AM on Jan. 25, 2009

  • there is a difference between race and ethnicity, but i don't know what
    a lation is someone from latin(central) america, right inbetween north and south americas, but i belive on the northern continet
    hispanics are from mexico
    spanish are from spain
    they are not the same thing
    (my ex-fiance is hispanic/mexican and told me all this)
    bi-polarmommy

    Answer by bi-polarmommy at 1:31 AM on Jan. 25, 2009

  • hispanics arent all from mexico.....
    MommaBear1129

    Answer by MommaBear1129 at 1:32 AM on Jan. 25, 2009

  • is the same thing
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:33 AM on Jan. 25, 2009

  • No its not. i'm hispanic my father is from honduras and my mother is from el salvador which is in central america. their fore not mexican of any sort. and i hate when people call me mexican..

    stuff like that pisses me off. just because i speak spanish doesnt mean i'm mexican. trust me. i've gotten in enough fights over it lol. :DD

    not trying to start nothing just stating my point!
    MommaBear1129

    Answer by MommaBear1129 at 1:36 AM on Jan. 25, 2009

  • hey im the one how writet is the same thing and yes it pissed me off when people think im mexican and i dont even eat tortillas im from panama
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:45 AM on Jan. 25, 2009

  • sorry! didn't mean to start anything!
    like i said my ex-fiance told me this stuff, and ovbiously it is flawed information (he was raised in america, but born in mexico)
    bi-polarmommy

    Answer by bi-polarmommy at 1:53 AM on Jan. 25, 2009

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