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Elders know best – Mexican Proverb

Main Piece: “A un novillo joven hay que enjuntarlo a un buey viejo para que surco salga derecho.” Transliteration: To a young bull, you have to bind it to an old bull so that furrows go straight. Translation: Elders know more, so in order for new generations to learn, they must learn from their elders. Background:… Continue Reading »

Living Well Is the Best Revenge

Text: Living well is the best revenge. Context: The informant is the collector’s mother. The collector has often heard this saying from the informant throughout her childhood and has often taken it to heart. It was usually said during times where the collector had been wronged by someone else or had been facing hardships as… Continue Reading »