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  • I have heard Texas jocularly pronounced TAY-hahs in English, and I've certainly heard tay-HAH-no for "tejano"; is that the kind of j you mean, Claire?

    languagehat.com: PRONUNCIATION WARS IN TEXAS.

  • The assertions of his drifting bass remind me not just of cumbia, but also tejano and merengue, keeping things moving in what could be considered meandering; the bass notes root the accordion, while the percussion adds the danceable swing.

    Derek Beres: Global Beat Fusion: Algeria Rocks, Togo Rolls

  • Another genre enriched by its regional diversity is Latin music, a term many experts find to be too vague to effectively describe its numerous subgenres -- for instance, the Mexican-American folk music known as norteño, tejano and conjunto music.

    America's Musical Cities

  • While playing guitar in a migrant camp, Mr. Jordan met and jammed on guitar with the teen-aged accordionist Valerio Longoria, who later became a star in the tejano genre.

    Esteban 'Steve' Jordan, virtuoso accordionist, dies at 71

  • May 13th, 2008 5: 43 pm ET tejano - Hillary is one of us?

    McCain to make SNL appearance

  • May 7th, 2008 3: 35 pm ET mr tejano, you are so full of crap!!!

    Voter tells McCain his temper is 'something of concern'

  • May 2nd, 2008 11: 44 am ET congrats ms. weiss, you are a progressive senior that i am proud to hear from. i was beginning to think Hillary has lied to this age group so much that you might not be able to recognize the truth. thanks for proving me wrong. tejano

    Grannies rumble over Clinton, Obama

  • Another genre enriched by its regional diversity is Latin music, a term many experts find to be too vague to effectively describe its numerous subgenres--for instance, the Mexican-American folk music known as norteño, tejano and conjunto music.

    America's Musical Cities

  • San Antonio is the site of both the Tejano Music Awards as well as the Tejano-Conjunto Festival, the largest live music showcase of tejano and conjunto music in the country

    America's Musical Cities

  • Oh, yeah, I had forgotten about that abuse of our constitutional rights that Cheney ordered with the help of Bush's leetle tejano Alberto Gonzales, and their sick-bed attempted coercion of a semi-conscious Ashcroft in his hospital room.

    Gods and Monsters

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