10 Vocabulary Words You Need To Know If You’re Going To Live In New Mexico

If you haven’t lived in the southwest before, get ready for a culture shock. We have many unique traditions, foods, and ways of living, but our vocabulary here in New Mexico is especially particular. If you’re moving to the Land of Enchantment, there are a few words that you should be aware of so you can fit in without a problem. Get ready for a New Mexican vocabulary lesson.

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Did you know these words already? New Mexico natives, what would you add to the list? Share your words with us in the comments!

If you live in the Land of Enchantment, you probably already say these phrases.