Wahrheit wrote:This is legitimately something that could (should) be reported to HR, though. Equating the history of the holiday to a dumb joke about the Titanic and mayonnaise... come on. The actual celebration is about the Battle of Puebla, where the Mexicans held off a way bigger French force.
Yes, yes, taking things too seriously... this is just one of the holidays that gets made fun of way too much, and it bothers me how willfully ignorant people are about it.
Seriously? I feel really bad for your future coworkers and the HR department you'll inevitably annoy the shit out of.