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    A Condorito joke explained


    Condorito is a popular comic strip character in Latin America. Created by Chilean cartoonist René Ríos in 1949, the character is a condor in a human body who lives in the fictional town of Pelotillehue with his friends and family. The comic strip is known for its humorous and satirical take on Latin American culture […] More

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    The Peso and Dollar signs

    Origin of the dollar and peso signs

    Have you ever wondered about the origins of the dollar sign? While there are several theories about its creation, one of the most compelling is its connection to the Spanish dollar. The Spanish dollar, also known as the peso or piece of eight, was a widely used currency in the Americas, Asia and Europe in […] More

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    Cajeta is not exactly Dulce de Leche

    Cajeta Coronado

    Cajeta and dulce de leche are both sweet, caramel-like spreads made from sweetened condensed milk, but they differ in a few key ways. Cajeta is a traditional Mexican caramel cream made by simmering sweetened condensed goat milk with sugar until it thickens and turns a rich caramel color. Some recipes also call for the addition […] More