LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||07/ABR/2006 11:04 AM|
|Assunto:||caiçara in English|
Márcio, I didn't realize it was a nickname for people from Santos.
My dad was a "Jayhawker". A "jayhawk" is a bird, and a "Jayhawker" is someone from Kansas. He called Kansas "...the Land of the Three Suns: sunshine, sunflowers, and sons (de mães)!" But he didn't speak Portuguese!
The only nickname I've heard for Californians is "Prune Picker", but it must be old fashioned. I haven't heard it for years.
My mother was an "Okie" (person from Oklahoma.
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