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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  26/MAR/2010 8:18 PM
Assunto:  Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)
 
Mensagem: 

   Maybe there are English speaking people that take it more slightly, there is a guy (British one) that lauched this site  http://www.gringoes.com/ in Sao Paulo.

   It have been an almost instant hit wich curiously a week or fortnight after having "born" had mention in BBC News etc.

   In most parts of Brazil, being a gringo is almost an honor, once Brazilians have a warm welcome towards them.    In general, I say, but I am not saying that it is a hundred percent, making generalizations is never good.

    It´s a point, and others Brazilians might give your testimony about it.

    Apart from that, let´s say, abroad it is taken pejoratively.

    All in all, not knowing the guy or gal previously, it´s better assume that it´s pejorative.

    Oops!  the question was meant to Dale...!

 

 

   PP.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  Jazz  26/MAR/2010, 7:17 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  Dale-CR  26/MAR/2010, 8:00 PM
 Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  PPAULO  26/MAR/2010, 8:18 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  Dale-CR  26/MAR/2010, 9:55 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  Jazz  26/MAR/2010, 11:40 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  PPAULO  27/MAR/2010, 10:08 AM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  PPAULO  27/MAR/2010, 10:10 AM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  Dale-CR  27/MAR/2010, 1:14 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  pat  27/MAR/2010, 1:30 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  PPAULO  27/MAR/2010, 2:44 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  Dale-CR  28/MAR/2010, 1:43 AM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  PPAULO  28/MAR/2010, 7:27 AM
Use of Gringos coming from The Economist  –  PPAULO  28/MAR/2010, 5:25 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  pat  28/MAR/2010, 7:05 PM
Yank vs. Yankee (To Dale)  –  Dale-CR  28/MAR/2010, 10:45 PM

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