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Old December 01, 2021, 09:23 PM
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To call latino people "mojados" expresses the assumption that they entered the USA illegally (by swimming through the Rio Grande), which underlines a rather prejudiced stereotype. If they call themselves so, as Rusty said, that's something they may do among equals, but it's something that would hardly be welcomed from someone out of their group. That, added to the fact that it's children who would be called a pejorative name, may aggravate the parents.
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