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Brazil: We will write in Portuguese indeed

Categories: Latin America, North America, Brazil, U.S.A., Language

Felipe Lobo [1] [pt] analyses the many reactions brought by a post published in Portuguese at the American site propeller [2], among which comments like “Our national language is English! If you want to post something, do so in English”. The Brazilian blogger believes they will carry on speaking in Portuguese and says: “Informally, the Internet has English as its “official” language. However, as it is a democratic media, it allows the use of any language, in any place. Its geography has turned out quite complex”.