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Autor:  Fran
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Data:  18/JAN/2010 6:22 PM
Assunto:  Lyrics
 
Mensagem: 
Rihanna sings Te Amo with a strong Caribbean flavor. She's from Barbados after all.

Maybe, because that song matches that Caribbean flavor the choice was for me instead of my.

She has certainly done a lot of work to change her accent into the standard American.

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In Wikipedia we read "The use of me instead of my was also attributed to Irish English influence: for example, "That's me book you got there" for "That's my book you got there". An exception occurs when "my" is emphasised: for example, "That's my book you got there" (and nothis)." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scouse

Quoting Wikipedia again "The use of "me" instead of "my", which is common to many British regional accents, has appeared in popular culture" 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiver_my_timbers

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Lyrics  –  Jakepg  18/JAN/2010, 4:17 PM
 Lyrics  –  Fran  18/JAN/2010, 6:22 PM
Lyrics  –  dale-cr  19/JAN/2010, 12:35 AM
Lyrics  –  Fran  19/JAN/2010, 5:28 PM

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