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IChing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 04:37 PM
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You Know You're Brazilian When...
You didn't know anything about bills until you came to the US.

You still wear speedos to the beach or pool!

You like Guarana better than Coke.

If someone tells you to be at a certain place at 1:00 pm, you don't show up until 2:30 or 3:00 p.m.

You know who Xuxa and Pele are.

Your entire family goes to grandma's house on Sundays for a big family get together....even when you guys see each other everyday.

You can name at least 30 novelas and 10000 actors/actresses.

BBQ means steak, sausage, chicken wings, pork, rice, farofa, molho and beer.

You are the loudest person in the room.

You got a Brazilian flag hanging from your car's rearview mirror.

You travel to Brazil and instead of taking a suitcase with all your stuff, you take presents for the entire family, the dog, the neighbor, not to mention the old/used clothes that you take just in case someone needs it.

You live in Florida, New York, New Jersey, or Massachusetts.

You leave your house spotless when you have people coming over.

An ideal woman is a woman with small breasts and a big butt.

You understand & speak Spanish, but when you say a word in Portuguese no one understands you.

You can dance.

Your jokes are always about Portuguese people.

You take soccer too seriously.

You go to a birthday party,and you can't leave until you take that piece of cake home.

You know what Capoeira is.

You know a lot about Samba and Pagode.

You`ve studied the history of almost every country.

You eat rice and beans at least 7 days a week.

Your breakfast consists of milk and coffee, bread with butter,and a piece of cake.

Everyone thinks you're everything but Brazilian.

You know who Os Trapalhoes, Turma da Monica, Zico, Caetano Veloso, Tom Jobim, Elis Regina, Ronaldinho, Jo Soares, Cazuza, Gilberto Gil, Silvio Santos, Roberto Carlos, Ayrton Senna, amd Carmem Miranda are.

You go to a bar and ask for salgadinhos with guarana.

You are so used to corruption that nothing surprises you anymore.

You know how to play dominoes and cards.

You dont care about raceor color. And once you come to the US, you realize what racism means.

You have a sense of fashion.

You wear slippers..a lot!

You know how to play volleyball and handball.

You always taking pictures everywhere you go.
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hfojvt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 04:42 PM
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1. "You live in Florida, New York, New Jersey, or Massachusetts."
gotta be at least one in Texas, my cousin married a Brazilian
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IChing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 06:51 PM
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2. I have friends in Portugal and Brazil and the joke here is
good nature and sorta of true.
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