Quotation Explorer - 'Portuguese'

There is reinforcement in such familiar back-formations as Chinee from Chinese, Portugee from Portuguese. - H.L. Mencken
The quote above about patience is NOT MERYL STREEP's-- this quote is actually from the pen of Portuguese self-help author/life coach José Micard Teixeira. PLEASE REMOVE IT!!!!! - Meryl Streep
PORTUGUESE, n.pl. A species of geese indigenous to Portugal. They are mostly without feathers and imperfectly edible, even when stuffed with garlic. - Ambrose Bierce
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