ScarlettP wrote:Bookmark it my friend!
Another one that will save you a LOT of embarrassment on some forums is UrbanDictionary.com !!! If you're on a forum with a lot of Americans who talk way to much slang for you to understand what the heck is going on, that one is a lifesaver. We even had one guy on our "Local" forum who made a poll using several sexual slang words that were used in such 'normal' sounding ways that most of the people on the forum fell for his jokes and didn't understand why he was laughing at them.
I'll do that.
That's really strange, speaking in slangs. The worst of it are the words being used because they are pronunced likely, but they have the worst meaning of it. Sometimes, I cannot keep a conversation with another Brazilian using MSN because he/she starts typing just consonants, or those "kkkkkkkk" that you must understand as a laugh, "vc" as você. That's easy to type, to hard to read. Phew.
Then it happens as it happened once at my job these days. My boss was always typing things so fast and using slangs that sent a very unusual e-mail to one of our clients. It was written "Mando a puta para vcs...", that should be written "Eu mando a pauta para os senhores". The first one means "I send the b*tch to u...", but she meant sending an essay...