Claim: New Mexican “hispanos” speak an “ancient” and “pure” form of Spanish.

[ unseennewmexico.org ] VERDICT: NO. OF COURSE NOT. DON'T BE RIDICULOUS. In fact, the truth is FAR more fascinating! Perhaps the most pervasive myth among New Mexican Spanish speakers is the notion that New Mexican Spanish is an "archaic" and "pure" form of Spanish. This idea comes from the misconception that New Mexico existed in … Continue reading Claim: New Mexican “hispanos” speak an “ancient” and “pure” form of Spanish.