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Autor:  Jazz
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  12/JUN/2010 12:09 AM
Assunto:  pen drive
Mensagem:  Thanks to you all.

It was great to learn about "thumb drive", which I had no idea of.

Actually, it was in a post-graduate class that the teacher brought it up just out of curiosity.

He asked us for a DATA TRAVELER, which I know that was a Kingston brand, and wondered why he hadn´t said "pen drive"...

Then he said it was just like the "outdoor" vs. "billboard" thing (which we "estamos carecas de saber" how´d say that????? rrssrr)... that we Brazilians end up mixing up.

He said "pen drive" was "Portuglish" :( .... I felt so dumb for not having known it beforehand.... gee!

Thanks fellows. I´m feeling kinda ´not-so-stupid-for-the-time-being´ after all.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
pen drive  –  Jazz  11/JUN/2010, 12:50 AM
pen drive  –  Dale-USA  11/JUN/2010, 7:35 AM
pen drive  –  PPAULO  11/JUN/2010, 7:39 AM
pen drive  –  André_rs  11/JUN/2010, 7:42 AM
pen drive  –  PPAULO  11/JUN/2010, 11:05 AM
pen drive  –  Fran  11/JUN/2010, 12:39 PM
pen drive  –  André_rs  11/JUN/2010, 8:51 PM
 pen drive  –  Jazz  12/JUN/2010, 12:09 AM
pen drive  –  Fran  12/JUN/2010, 1:27 PM
pen drive  –  Deivis  13/JUN/2010, 4:00 AM
pen drive  –  Deivis  13/JUN/2010, 4:09 AM
pen drive  –  Dale-USA  13/JUN/2010, 11:09 PM
thanks to u all!!!!  –  Jazz  14/JUN/2010, 10:06 PM

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