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Autor:  pat
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Data:  20/JAN/2008 12:24 PM
Assunto:  Sitting duck
 
Mensagem:      In fact, Dale, jamaican patois and other dialects of english are not mutually intelligible. I think it's similar to the situation with spanish and portuguese; most native-speakers of patois can understand more mainstream varieties of english, but not vica-versa.

There is no reason to think that metaphors and sayings typical in standard varieties of english are present in patois. Patois doubtless has usages that do not exist in standard english.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Sitting like a duck  –  Sidney  18/JAN/2008, 10:17 PM
Sitting like a duck  –  PPAULO  18/JAN/2008, 10:33 PM
Sitting like a duck  –  PPAULO  18/JAN/2008, 10:37 PM
Sitting like a duck  –  Sidney  18/JAN/2008, 10:42 PM
Sitting like a duck  –  PPAULO  18/JAN/2008, 11:07 PM
Sitting like a duck  –  pat  19/JAN/2008, 3:01 PM
Sitting duck  –  Sitting Bull  19/JAN/2008, 7:56 PM
Sitting duck  –  PPAULO  19/JAN/2008, 8:50 PM
 Sitting duck  –  pat  20/JAN/2008, 12:24 PM
Sitting duck - pat  –  Dale/CR  20/JAN/2008, 1:01 PM
Sitting duck - pat  –  PPAULO  20/JAN/2008, 1:17 PM
Skinned suck sat  –  Uncle Tupelo  20/JAN/2008, 6:43 PM
Skinned suck sat - a new species?  –  Márcio Farias  20/JAN/2008, 8:43 PM
Skinned suck sat - a new species?  –  Soo Do Nim X  20/JAN/2008, 9:04 PM
Skinned suck sat  –  pat  20/JAN/2008, 9:33 PM
Skinned suck sat  –  PPAULO  21/JAN/2008, 10:33 PM

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