This is so YES and true, and funny and perfectly mirrors life in Mexico where the subtleties of language are embedded in every response. Hidden meanings and messages are everywhere — a cultural norm — and as a Gringa in Mexico I stumble and fall constantly. Be sure to read the comments. They are wonderful! Thank you, Lesley, for your insights, warmth and vulnerability.
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