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Autor:  Johannes
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  01/FEV/2006 7:36 PM
Assunto:  More on Broad
 
Mensagem: 

Miguel , I checked it this is what I found:

 

http://www.randomhouse.com/wotd/index.pperl?date=20000612

Beth Parada wrote:
I occasionally hear the word broad still used to refer to women, and I'm always offended, but it occurred to me that I had no idea what the origins of the term were. Was broad always a derogatory usage, or am I just over-sensitive?
I'm amazed you still hear this word, since it's definitely on the wane in current use. Still, if you do hear it, it's likely to mean one of three things:
1. The user is in a time warp and still probably says "my old lady" instead of "my wife" or "my mother."
2. The user is calling the woman in question a prostitute.
3. The user is conciously using the word to be derogatory or for effect.

 

 

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
"recordar é viver"  –  Lou  01/FEV/2006, 2:13 PM
"recordar é viver"  –  Miguel Vieira  01/FEV/2006, 2:21 PM
"recordar é viver"  –  Lou  01/FEV/2006, 3:59 PM
"recordar é viver"  –  Miguel Viera  01/FEV/2006, 7:03 PM
"recordar é viver"  –  Johannes  01/FEV/2006, 7:27 PM
 More on Broad  –  Johannes  01/FEV/2006, 7:36 PM
More on Broad  –  Lou  01/FEV/2006, 10:24 PM
Miguel/"recordar é viver"  –  Dale/RS  03/FEV/2006, 12:00 PM
Miguel/"recordar é viver"  –  Miguel Vieira  03/FEV/2006, 2:15 PM
Dale/Miguel/"recordar é viver"  –  Lou  03/FEV/2006, 4:00 PM
Dale/Miguel/"recordar é viver"  –  Miguel Vieira  03/FEV/2006, 4:31 PM
Miguel/"recordar é viver"  –  Lou  03/FEV/2006, 6:26 PM
Miguel/"recordar é viver"  –  Miguel Vieira  03/FEV/2006, 7:11 PM
Dale/Miguel/"recordar é viver"  –  Dale/RS  03/FEV/2006, 11:05 PM
Miguel/"recordar é viver"  –  Dale/RS  03/FEV/2006, 11:10 PM
"recordar é viver"  –  Johannes  01/FEV/2006, 7:56 PM
"recordar é viver"  –  Lou  01/FEV/2006, 10:44 PM

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