Everybody knows what Cinco de Mayo has come to mean these days but what is Cinco de Mayo really? Cinco de Mayo is not only a holiday to celebrate Mexican heritage and pride but today commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. You may now continue to drink your margaritas.
In all truth, Cinco de Mayo, like Saint Patrick's Day is a way for Americans to celebrate their many cultural heritages -by getting drunk :P— Jesse Cox (@JesseCox) May 5, 2014
Happy Cinco de Mayo! On days like these, we always follow your tweets closely.
May the Cinco de Mayo be with you— Mark Waldrop (@marktheshark) May 5, 2014
I would love to drink for cinco de mayo but I'm too hungover from uno, dos, tres, cuatro de mayo— Cuz I Go To OU (@CuzIGoToOU) May 5, 2014
If you aren't too hungover from Star Wars Day, you're probbaly drinking today. Besides drinking, are there any other ways people celebrate today?
Cinco de Mayo is when all the single white women in your office go out for margaritas after work and loudly call each other "hooker."— Jenny Johnson (@JennyJohnsonHi5) May 5, 2014
just started a Cinco de Mayo drunken brawl, but in my defense I warned that Starbucks barista TWICE to stop humming Foster the People— Matt Oswalt (@Puddinstrip) May 5, 2014
Ok so the answer to that question is not really unless you include tweeting about Cinco de Mayo as a way to celebrate.
For Cinco de Mayo, I went to an authentic Mexican restaurant. The waiter poured me a glass of water and advised me not to drink it.— Tim (@qwertying) May 5, 2014
I'm half Mexican which means I can both make Cinco De Mayo jokes and also be offended by them. Whichever is more lucrative!— Maggie Mull (@IAmMaggieMull) May 5, 2014
Here's the truth, the real truth, about Cinco de Mayo.
Actual Mexican: "You guys realize that Cinco de Mayo isn't that big a deal in Mexico." Everyone else: "WHO CARES WOOOOOO!!!!!"— R.J. Aguiar (@rj4gui4r) May 5, 2014
I wish I loved anything as much as white people love celebrating Cinco de Mayo.— Sassafrantz (@Sassafrantz) May 5, 2014
Happy Cinco de Mayo everybody. And remember, it's only Monday so good luck waking up tomorrow.
P.S. Here's a video of tiny hamsters eating tiny burritos. It's amazing and TINY.
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