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Autor:  Dale/CR
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  10/AGO/2007 12:50 AM
Assunto:  Kitchen on color

If you were with your girlfriend when your mother-in-law entered, I'm surprised that she didn't kill you!  In English, we don't call the mother of a girlfriend "our mother-in-law".  No, she's just "my girlfiend's mother".


Chances are the smock came from Asia.  In Brazil I saw several T-shirts with messages in English that simply made no sense.  Americans often complain about instructions written in Asia.  What on earh are they saying?  This morning I tried to read the instructions for an FM radio that attaches to an Ipod.  The English was so bad that I'm not sure if I understood it or not.  I probably didn't understand it, because I couldn't get the radio to work.  My son ignored the instructions, and the radio worked fine.


For funny errors in English, try www.engrish.com  Note that "English" is written "engrish".


Good luck!



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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Kitchen on color  –  André SR  09/AGO/2007, 3:41 PM
 Kitchen on color  –  Dale/CR  10/AGO/2007, 12:50 AM
To Dale: Kitchen on color  –  André SR  10/AGO/2007, 1:12 PM
To Dale: Kitchen on color  –  Dale/CR  10/AGO/2007, 6:08 PM
To Dale: Kitchen on color  –  André SR  10/AGO/2007, 8:57 PM
To Dale: Kitchen on color  –  PPAULO  12/AGO/2007, 12:08 AM

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