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Tá Falado
July 16, 2007
Grammar Lesson 11:  Topic-Comment Patterns, Special Needs Privileges
Privileges for elderly and pregnant women Just look at that barriga!  Clearly the polite thing to do, at least in Brazil, would be to have a special line at banks, post offices, and supermarkets for those that have 'special' needs.  However, the other day, in this condition, with that barriga, Michelle had to wait in line at the U.S. post office just like one of the 'regular' people.  Grammatically, Orlando seems to love topic-comment patterns almost too much.  Is it possible that grammar is really that interesting?
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