a blog with cultural bulimia.

Wednesday, May 12, 2004

Portuguese Word of the day (a repeat)

'The beauty of this word is that it cannot be translated easily.

Take nostalgia/yearning/longing/sadness/fondness, put them in a blender.. add some sugar, a little salt, and a dash of cachaca all while listening to some samba and you will have something that almost defines "saudade".'

A saudade é um filme sem cor que meu coração quer ver colorido

Saudade is a black and white movie that my heart wants to watch in technicolor.