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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  05/AGO/2010 6:35 PM
Assunto:  Paperboy?
Mensagem:  paperboy = (1) boy who sold newspapers on the street, (2) boy who delivered newspapers to residences

In the USA it's very common to call the newspaper simply "the paper".

The job of the paperboy has been replaced by adults.  One adult with a vehicle (often a pickup) can do more work than a dozen boys.  The hours are terrible (usually starting well before dawn) and the pay is low, but it's probably better for everyone:  customers and boys.  Sometimes two adults work together, one drives and the other throws the newspaper from the vehicle to the residence.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Paperboy?  –  PPAULO  05/AGO/2010, 5:41 PM
 Paperboy?  –  Dale-USA  05/AGO/2010, 6:35 PM
Paperboy?  –  Fran  05/AGO/2010, 9:20 PM
Paperboy? Yes!  –  Dale-USA  06/AGO/2010, 1:11 AM
Paperboy? Yes!  –  Fran  06/AGO/2010, 12:46 PM
Paperboy? Yes!  –  Dale-USA  06/AGO/2010, 1:01 PM
Paperboy? Yes!  –  PPAULO  06/AGO/2010, 3:16 PM
Paperboy?  –  oicram_sairaf  12/AGO/2010, 9:15 AM

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