Don’t feel bad about people not thinking you’re Brazilian. No...– Ali Dahlman, my favorite penpal
I Like it Like That: More Musings on Portuguese
As I enter my ninth month here, almost every day I learn a new idiom or amusing phrase in Portuguese. Here are some highlights: -in Brazil they use (!) as a punctuation mark that means “look how crazy that is.” Ex: “United charged me $200 because my bag was 2lbs overweight (!)” -the idiom for “to kill two birds with one stone” is “matar 2 coelhos com uma...