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English As She Is Spoke by José Da Fonseca and Pedro Carolino

English As She Is Spoke by José Da Fonseca and Pedro Carolino: What happens when you use a Portuguese-French phrasebook and a French/English dictionary (and zero knowledge of English) to make a Portuguese-English phrasebook? This happens. It’s hard to pick a favorite “common” English phrase, but I am especially amused by “You hear the bird’s gurgling?” For extra giggles, read aloud. In short, this book really craunched the marmoset.

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