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.

 

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    Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexico's independence from Spain.

    BS - Cinco de Mayo is about Mexico defeating the French on May 5th, 1862.

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    More people celebrate Cinco de Mayo in the U.S. than in Mexico.

    Yes - It's actually a relatively minor holiday in Mexico.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Americans eat about 7 MILLION pounds of avocados around Cinco de Mayo.

    BS - It's actually much HIGHER than that, 81 million pounds!