THE HEMISPHERE: Polite, Happy Yankees

All last winter the "beautiful she-pupils" of Vassar enjoyed the teachings of an exchange professor, Dr. Jorge Costa Neves, of the University of Brazil. So stimulating were his courses in the Portuguese language and Brazilian civilization that Vassar's president, tart Sarah Blanding, seldom missed a lecture herself. Now back in Rio for a year before returning to Vassar, able Jorge Costa loves to expound on how the U.S. looks to a Brazilian:*

Arrival in Babylon. "Never once did I feel like a stranger. Most New Yorkers speak as bad English as I do. They...

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