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    taco-bender

    Dear all,

    What is the meaning of "taco-bender"

    Context: "bad enough I've got this taco-bender on my ass all day. Now I'm gonna take orders from you? I don't think so, bro."

    Thanks.

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    Re: taco-bender

    This would be an ethnic slur, of course. Not polite at all.

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    Re: taco-bender

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    It probably refers to "taco vendor". A taco vendor is a person who sells tacos - most probably a Mexican. A taco vendor has come to mean (in certain areas) a Mexican.

    What "taco" means?

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    Re: taco-bender

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    This would be an ethnic slur, of course. Not polite at all.
    Do you mean the whole expression?? "Got taco-bender on my ass"??
    I can't get it. I thought he is carrying like somebody on his shoulder!!

    Can you explain it, please.

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    Re: taco-bender

    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    Do you mean the whole expression?? "Got taco-bender on my ass"??
    I can't get it. I thought he is carrying like somebody on his shoulder!!

    Can you explain it, please.
    Referring to Mexicans as "Taco-" anything would be offensive.

    The phrase here "on my ass" refers to a person who is bothering someone by bossing him around and giving him a hard time. If i'm "on your ass" it means I am hassling you, especially if I am in a position of authority over you.

    I think it may be "taco bender" since tacos are made from a round, flat corn-meal piece that is bent in half and then filled.


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