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Autor:  N.N
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  11/SET/2009 6:56 PM
Assunto:  viralatas
 
Mensagem:  Hi Mic,

The word is mongrel. Obama called himself mongrel  in one of his early speeches. He's just briliant. 

So, the word is mostly used for dogs, almost always, but, sometimes (rarely I would say) it's used to describe people with mixed backgrounds/race as a friendly joke. I never heard it said in a pejorative manner. 

Tata

NN


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
viralatas  –  mic  11/SET/2009, 5:13 PM
 viralatas  –  N.N  11/SET/2009, 6:56 PM
viralatas  –  Gus.  11/SET/2009, 7:05 PM
viralatas  –  Mister  11/SET/2009, 8:02 PM
viralatas  –  student_brazil  16/SET/2009, 4:11 PM

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