New Mexico Fact of the Day. By De On May 2, 2007 In Uncategorized Here’s something I learned in New Mexico: the Spanish word for “tax” is “imposition.” That’s right. Like death, no one can escape the Spanish imposition. Previous Maureen Johnson, Banned Author. Next New Mexico: April 27 1 Comment Add Comment → Lee Oh…god. May 3, 2007 Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.