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Only in America: No hable español

A police officer is reprimanded for speaking Spanish — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A New York City police officer was reprimanded for speaking one sentence of Spanish while on duty. Jessenia Guzman said that when another officer said she was going to buy coffee, she responded in Spanish. Hours later, the NYPD reprimand her. "We should be speaking in one voice, which is English," said a spokeswoman.