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Brazil prostitutes to learn English
Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:markinalpine, 1/8/2013 1:39:01 PM

Prostitutes in one of Brazil´s biggest cities are beginning to sign up for free English classes ahead of this year´s Confederations Cup and the 2014 World Cup. Cida Vieira, president of the Association of Prostitutes in the city of Belo Horizonte, said Tuesday that 20 have already signed up for the courses and she expects at least 300 (snip) "It will be important for the girls who will be able to use English to let their clients know what they are charging and learn about what turns them on," Vieira said by telephone.

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And maybe the personal protective details of certain visiting dignitaries could learn some Portuguese?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Feebie, 1/8/2013 1:54:43 PM     (No. 9105328)

No such thing as free. These "ladies" should know that...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 1/8/2013 2:00:11 PM     (No. 9105338)

Back in the day the girls in Japan, the Philippines and Vietnam learned enough to get by all on their own.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: civilservant, 1/8/2013 2:01:54 PM     (No. 9105345)

Sniff.......Sorry, but stories of personal effort to better oneself always makes me cry........oh, the lengths they´ll go to satisfy their customers.......
And don´t get me started on the length of their clients.........
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Reply 4 - Posted by: jond, 1/8/2013 2:05:17 PM     (No. 9105354)

They are asking for volunteers to teach ...

Sounds like a good stepping off point for a kid with the ambition to become a crime boss.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: chumley, 1/8/2013 2:42:26 PM     (No. 9105445)

We laugh, but at least they are earning their mown living and paying their own bills. Now they are trying to improve their ability to do those things.
I have more respect for that than a US welfare pig who provides nothing and still costs money.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: joew9, 1/8/2013 2:44:24 PM     (No. 9105452)

"How you say, ´You Secret Service Joe?´ "

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Reply 7 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 1/8/2013 2:51:18 PM     (No. 9105468)

I would think that the language of love would work well.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 1/8/2013 3:24:45 PM     (No. 9105538)

Education always helps.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/8/2013 3:26:37 PM     (No. 9105545)

Obama and his retinue of secret service are attending the World Cup?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: schnapps, 1/8/2013 5:33:07 PM     (No. 9105767)

Obviously they want to avoid situations like...

Paramedic: What happened to your, er... client?
Prostitute: He suffer heart attack.
Paramedic: What did you do to him?
Prostitute: I just told him the price was twenty Brazilian dollars.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: crimea river, 1/8/2013 5:44:52 PM     (No. 9105784)

They also need to learn not to accept any platinum coins from Paul Krugman, or any coin with Øbama´s head on it.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: hebrew_hammer, 1/8/2013 8:04:33 PM     (No. 9105953)

They need volunteers, eh? I know English.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/8/2013 11:09:04 PM     (No. 9106172)

At least they want to learn English before they screw you. Better than those crossing the border and dropping Anchor babies.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 1/8/2013 11:20:30 PM     (No. 9106186)

I´m going to send this news items to all my goldbug friends. If we were going broke as they say, how do you explain this telling economic indicator? What if printing money, although a generally unsavory practice, may, under certain circumstances of severe economic hardship, actually mitigate negative impacts of a recession? I used to be a goldbugger myself, but these guys have been predicting economic catastrophe for five years now and all I am seeing is a sluggish recovery from what was a historically severe initial recession.

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