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Autor:  José Roberto
E-mail:  josezambon@terra.com.br
Data:  30/SET/2010 11:59 PM
Assunto:  aeroplane/airplane
 
Mensagem:  I've always thought that aeroplane is the British counterpart of the American airplane, but checking out the Duck Tales theme song one finds aeroplanes, my question is do Americans really use both words? There goes the lyrics: (I've highlighted the word within the lyrics.)

JR

Duck Tales (theme lyrics)

Life is like a hurricane here in Duckburg
Race cars, lasers, aeroplanes - it's a duck blur
You might solve a mystery or rewrite history

Duck Tales, Oo-oo
Tales of derring-do, bad and good luck tales, oo-oo

D-d-d-danger, watch behind you - there's a stranger out to find you
What to do? Just grab onto some Duck Tales, oo-oo!
Not pony tails or cotton tails but Duck Tales, oo-oo!

When it seems they're headed for the final curtain
Bold deduction never fails, that's for certain
The worst of messes become successes!

Duck Tales, Oo-oo
Tales of derring-do, bad and good luck tales, oo-oo
Not pony tails or cotton tails but Duck Tales, oo-oo!


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
 aeroplane/airplane  –  José Roberto  30/SET/2010, 11:59 PM
aeroplane/airplane  –  Dale-USA  01/OUT/2010, 12:17 AM

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