Wednesday, May 14, 2008

The difference between WHITE & SPANISH weddings

WHITES: send out invitations
WE: send out maps.
WHITES: receive their invitations 3 months in advance.
WE: find out about the wedding 1 week before from the tia or the abuela, or the chismosa neighbor.
WHITES: have seven Bridesmaids..
WE: have seven pages of Padrinos.
WHITES: RSVP their invitation.
WE: show up with three car loads and one gift
WHITES: go to the wedding AND the reception.
WE: just go to the reception .
WHITES: have elegant food.
WE: have arroz con gandules, pernil, potato salad and guineos en escabeche.
WHITES: order the cake from a bakery.
WE: have their cake done by la senora down the street.
WHITES: eat the food and cake.
WE: eat the food and cake.......... AND take some home para manana.
WHITES: at the reception, they drink wine
WE: at the reception, they drink Coors, Budweiser. Bud Light, Bud Ice, Corona, Bacardi, Pina Colada, Coquito, Don Q., Ron Cana, Vodka,Tequila, Yellow shots, and anything else that is not glued to the decorations
WHITES: relatives get drunk and pass out.
WE: get drunk, shed a few tears and start talking non stop, fight, then show up at your house drink more, then pass out.
WHITES: dance at the party...................YEAH RIGHT!!!
WE: dance at the party to, Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Reggaeton, Rap, Old School, Oldies, House, then proceed drunk to the parking lot and resume the dancing
WHITES: party ends at midnight.
WE: party ends when the COPS show up, then everyone goes to your house lol
WHITES: wake up the next morning NOT WANTING another beer.
WE: wake up the next morning at your house WANTING another beer and left over food and cake. Now, you know you are laughing - cuz you've done at least 6 of these. I'm sure you have!!!

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