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Autor:  Dale/CR
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  23/MAR/2007 2:46 PM
Assunto:  Blabber, babble
 
Mensagem: 

Marcio, it was interesting to read that you found more hits for babbel than blabber.  I assume both words have the same origin:  the Tower of Babel.  Both mean to speak incoherently, but to blabber has a few uses not generally associated with babbel.

 

He was blabbering (complaining) about his job.

Don't go blabbering/blabbing this to the police.  (Don't tell this secret to the the police.)

 

People who can't keep secrets or talk too much are called blabber mouths.

 

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Blabber, babble  –  mano  22/MAR/2007, 2:45 PM
Blabber, babble  –  Márcio Farias  23/MAR/2007, 9:14 AM
 Blabber, babble  –  Dale/CR  23/MAR/2007, 2:46 PM

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