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by Brazilian dude
Sun Jul 16, 2006 8:16 pm
Forum: Spelling
Topic: kind of bread
Replies: 26
Views: 44406

That's what it looks like to me. A loaf of sliced white bread.

Yeah, I think that's the name, but I thought there was something more exact than that. But that pretty much says it all. Thank you.

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Sun Jul 16, 2006 3:31 pm
Forum: Spelling
Topic: kind of bread
Replies: 26
Views: 44406

kind of bread

Can anybody give me a hand and take a look [url=http://images.google.com.br/images?svnum=10&hl=pt-BR&lr=&q=p%C3%A3o+de+forma[]here[/url] (especially the second picture) and tell me what is the name in English? We call it pão de forma , bread of mould (forma pronounced with a closed o, no...
by Brazilian dude
Sat Jul 15, 2006 10:25 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: uberty
Replies: 31
Views: 29428

uberty

Uberty \U"ber*ty\, n. [L. ubertas.]
Fruitfulness; copiousness; abundance; plenty. [Obs.]
--Florio.


Related to Portuguese ubre/úbere, udder.

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Sat Jul 15, 2006 1:47 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: GORMLESS
Replies: 4
Views: 3126

"Mom, you are so totally gormless! You started the coffee maker but forgot to put the coffee pot back under the spout!"

I've done this countless times. I'm so gormless.

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Sat Jul 15, 2006 1:44 pm
Forum: Site News
Topic: Dr. Goodword's Blog Begins Monday (July 17, 2006)
Replies: 1
Views: 9096

I'm looking forward to it.

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Wed Jul 12, 2006 10:38 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: English has hit the Billion mark
Replies: 28
Views: 22232

Now going back to the topic How many words does a language have?, look what I've just found (for Portuguese): Lembro-te de que não se pode discutir aqui qual seria a forma "correta", já que ambas existem. O fato de uma delas não estar dicionarizada não quer dizer nada; temos perto de 600.0...
by Brazilian dude
Wed Jul 12, 2006 10:18 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: comport
Replies: 5
Views: 3165

Bof! Portemanteaux!

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Wed Jul 12, 2006 9:39 pm
Forum: Languages of the World
Topic: Νίκη
Replies: 21
Views: 28995

It's just a tongue-twister built upon the r sound.

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Wed Jul 12, 2006 1:38 pm
Forum: Languages of the World
Topic: Νίκη
Replies: 21
Views: 28995

Fico feliz por você e agrada-me muito saber que estima tanto a minha língua. Agora tente dizer O rato roeu a roupa do rei de Roma . :lol: Quem não gosta de samba Bom sujeito não é... É ruim da cabeça Ou doente do pé! -Dorival Caymmi Sou ruim da cabeça ou doente do pé então. :oops: Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Wed Jul 12, 2006 12:47 pm
Forum: Languages of the World
Topic: Νίκη
Replies: 21
Views: 28995

Por que não me disse antes? É bom saber que há alguém interessado pela minha língua.

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Wed Jul 12, 2006 12:45 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Merriam-Webster 2006 new words
Replies: 1
Views: 3350

Merriam-Webster 2006 new words

Check it out.

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Wed Jul 12, 2006 12:44 pm
Forum: Languages of the World
Topic: Νίκη
Replies: 21
Views: 28995

Exactly! How did you know that? Você fala português?

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Wed Jul 12, 2006 12:34 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: comport
Replies: 5
Views: 3165

Oh, so easy for me: comportar-se. :D

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Wed Jul 12, 2006 12:33 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: osphresis
Replies: 6
Views: 3492

Great word! I didn't know it. I think my brother has that condition.

Brazilian dude
by Brazilian dude
Wed Jul 12, 2006 12:31 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: POSH
Replies: 3
Views: 2664

Since it has only one syllable, it can be compared the old-fashioned way, posher, poshest.

I know it's wrong, but more posh and most posh are more euphonious to my ears. Am I weird?

Brazilian dude

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