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Autor:  Petty Bat
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  21/OUT/2009 10:58 PM
Assunto:  Red tape
Mensagem:  Rather than there being a regional limit on the use of the expression, maybe it's just that younger people aren't aware of it.

Stupidity & ignorance may also be significant factors in the circumstance you describe.

However, you'll have to await definitive advice from one of the 'list-experts-on-identifying offensive-examples-of non-US-English-usage' (as usually deployed from the arsenal of the despicable UK-English speakers, the dreaded British, along with their convoy of croneys, of course).

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Red tape  –  Tiago T.  21/OUT/2009, 9:53 PM
 Red tape  –  Petty Bat  21/OUT/2009, 10:58 PM
Red tape  –  PPAULO  22/OUT/2009, 6:40 AM
Red tape  –  Fran  22/OUT/2009, 12:37 PM
Red tape  –  T Amil  22/OUT/2009, 9:30 PM
Red tape  –  marc  30/OUT/2009, 12:03 PM

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