...and we spent the next hour teasing him that he didn't know the spanish word for furniture.
This is what I mean : http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.ph...tuitousSpanish
Probably did already and came up with zilch.-Why couldn't Manhunter use telepathy to figure out what they did during those missing 16 hours?
Tell that to McCarthy.-Nightwing needs a more mature voice
When Latinos who do that stop in real life, then they'll stop in fiction.-I like the Young Justice Unlimited vibe.
-I don't like when writers feel the need to pepper the speech of Latino characters with Spanish phrases, as though we need a constant reminder of where they ethnic background.
He's talking to the Scarab.-I don't know much about Blue Beetle so the whole split personality thing threw me off. Would've been nice to have some sort of explanation that he's got some kind of symbiote thing going.
Why are they the standard?When Latinos who do that stop in real life, then they'll stop in fiction.
In the case of BB, it's also about the words he slipped with. It just comes off like a shorthand way of emphasizing foreignness. As though his accent weren't enough. But we're also speaking to differences in experience, and in mine you're more likely to see that in a procedural drama or a cartoon than in real life.
Im half Puerto Rican...the PR side of the family who know Spanish talk that way all the time
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