I’m A Mexican


I’ve travelled all around the world and without a doubt I get asked 97% of the time if I’m Mexican or Spanish. I have nothing against Mexicans, but I don’t speak Spanish so it gets tricky when I’m constanly bombarded with Spanish speaking folk. Here’s a recent interaction from my taxi driver on the way to the airport.

Driver: Hey amigo, you speak Spanish.

Me: Nah.

15 minutes go by and I say nothing.

Driver: Where you flying?

Me: Mexico.

I’m not making this up. I was headed to Cancun to play in a festival.

Driver: Ok amigo, enjoy your trip.

Me: Gracias senor.

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