Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, The

[ kal-uh-ver-uh s ]
/ ˌkæl əˈvɛr əs /


a short story (1865) by Mark Twain.


Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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