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Why is the name "Jesus" not used in the Portuguese Language?

Brazilian Institue for Geography and Statistics (IBGE, in the Portuguese acronym) has a very good site that shows the frequency and distribution of personal names troughout the country. Jesus is not ...
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Why is the name "Jesus" not used in the Portuguese Language?

Answering the "why" for why it isn't largely used, and adding to what gmauch said, the reason is more closely related to culture (or more precisely, religion), in which, based to my experience and ...
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Quão obrigatórias são as normas NBR da ABNT? (Qual a natureza jurídica da ABNT?)

A adesão às normas ABNT é comum no Brasil, mas elas não são (universalmente) obrigatórias, como esclarece o próprio website da ABNT: Normalmente são voluntárias, isto é, cabe aos agentes econômicos ...
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Letters used for crosswords (palavras cruzadas)

From what I remember (none at hand right now to check) and from what I found on a quick online search, you mostly find one of three conventions: completely drop diacritics from all words; keep ç, ã, ...
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Qual é o significado da palavra "uai"?

Como já comentado, uma interjeição, que pode ter vários significados. Segue aqui uma definição: Uai é uma interjeição utilizada particularmente no estado de Minas Gerais com o significado de ...
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Letters used for crosswords (palavras cruzadas)

Welcome to PL. This is opinion based. I'm not an expert in the creation of crosswords but I would avoid including such letters as "ç" or "ã" at a crossing point. Should I decide to use them, ...
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