In a “post” pandemic world, leaving the house is a modest challenge; adversaries present themselves everywhere. Whether through disease, awkward social interactions, or unwanted charges at the ATM. However, one of the most prevalent unwanted conditions is boredom, and some Rio Grande Valley residents issue the main cause is the Valley itself.
The phrase “I can understand Spanish, but I can’t speak it” is uttered often in the Rio Grande Valley. This is not the case just for Winter Texans and other people visiting, but for people who’ve lived here their whole lives as well. Read about what some of the English monolingual twenty percent of the RGV population experience in a majority bilingual community.