How Much Do You Know About Cinco De Mayo — Yes or BS
It's time to celebrate Cinco De Mayo, but do you have any idea what it's all about? Time for Yes or BS!
I give you a statement you tell me is it Yes if it's true or BS if the statement isn't true.
Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexico's independence from Spain.
BS - Cinco de Mayo is about Mexico defeating the French on May 5th, 1862.
More people celebrate Cinco de Mayo in the U.S. than in Mexico.
Yes - It's actually a relatively minor holiday in Mexico.
The Mexican flag has a cactus on it.
Yes - The middle of the flag shows a golden eagle standing on a cactus, eating a snake.
The largest Cinco de Mayo celebration takes place in San Antonio each year.
BS - It's called the Festival de Fiesta Broadway, and it happens in Los Angeles. This year, they're expecting 300,000 people.
Americans eat about 7 MILLION pounds of avocados around Cinco de Mayo.
BS - It's actually much HIGHER than that, 81 million pounds!