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Weird, but true. Check it out!

  •  St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland is not Irish.
  •   Should there be a crash, Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same plane as a precaution.
  •   The most popular fist name in the world is Muhammed.
  •   Almost half the newspapers in the world are published in the United States.
  •   The sentence “The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog ",  uses every letter of the alphabet.
  •   It’s against the law to mispronounce the name of the State of Arkansas in that State.
  •   The state of Florida is bigger than England.
  •   The average American / Canadian drinks about 600 sodas a year.
  •   There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange and purple.
  •   Of all the words in the English language, the word set has the most definitions.

Let’s check if the last sentence is true?


“How many years are you?” está certo?

No !!  It´s no correct !

How many years are you? está errado. É puro “português em inglês”. 

Claro que poderíamos piorar ainda mais, dizendo algo como How many years have you? – aí, sim,  Shakespeare iria revirar em seu túmulo e não quremos isso né !!??

So, please !  to ask about "age" use:  How old are you?; What is your age?What age are you?.

Como se diz “feliz aniversário atrasado” em inglês? 

  • Happy belated birthday my friend!
  • Feliz aniversário atrasado, meu amigo!



How do you say “dar a volta por cima” in English ?

Dar a volta por cima

It’s amazing how Helen managed to bounce back after all the problems she went through.

É incrível como a Helen conseguiu dar a volta por cima depois de todos os problemas que atravessou.