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Unpacking LATINX

Unpacking LATINX

Morgan Mullings, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

It might sound weird to say out loud. Latinx (la-teen-ex) is not shorthand for your Latino ex-boyfriend. As many Spanish speakers already know, words that end in “a” in the Spanish language are feminine, while words that end in “o” are masculine. Niña means girl and niño means boy. So Latinos...

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