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Tex-Mex Folklore That Scared the Hello Out of Children!

If you are from Texas, especially from South Texas, you know about Tex-Mex food, Tex-Mex decorating, AND likely Tex-Mex folklore that is terrifying enough to even give adults nightmares!

If you've never heard any of the Tex-Mex legends, buckle up buttercup, it's going to be a bumpy ride!

Warning: These stories are sure to cause nightmares, but also likely to scare your kids into being on their best behavior!

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Yep, seems lots of Spanish parents and grandparents keep their kiddos in line by utilizing terrifying legends to manage bad behavior.

Just in time for Halloween, let me start by sharing the terrifying legend of Le Lechuza.  La Lechuza also known as the "Blood Thirsty Shapeshifting Barn Owl Witch That Never Really Got Over Being Killed By Villagers For Practicing Black Magic And Now She Wants Revenge... On Everyone.

La Lechuza hates three things; men, salt, and curse words.



La Lechuza likes to turn herself from a hideous witch into a hideous witch owl at night and hide in the trees just waiting for a human to snack on. If that isn't terrifying enough, to top it off, she often disguises her voice as that of a baby so even good-intentioned women can fall victim to her talons... and her beak and her freaky owl witch face.

Also known as "La Lechuza, the perfect bedtime story for children who are experimenting with saying bad words."

Just check out the Youtube video from Sinister Stories if you dare!

Let us know in the comments on Facebook if your parents used to scare the owl out of you with the Legend of La Lechuza!

Sleep well. 

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