15 Signs You’ve Become Culturally Portuguese
1. You have heard of Mr. White Rock, befriended a Mr. Curly, work with a Mr. Rabbit and live with a Mr. Olive Tree.
And you face it all naturally now — even when the secretary says, “Mr. Little Chicken will be with you briefly.”
2. It’s no longer confusing that the people around you are using two forms of ‘you.’
Actually if in the beginning it felt strange, now you have fully embraced it. You treat your friends as “tu” and save the “você” for their parents. And when your friend’s mother replies, “A senhora está no céu,” you know she is not the lady who is in heaven but you now have permission to treat her also as “tu.”