RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An article published by the Portuguese newspaper Diário de Notícias, one of the most traditional print media in Portugal, drew the attention of the Brazilian public by stating that there are Portuguese children who "only speak Brazilian".
The reason pointed out by the publication would be the influence of YouTubers from Brazil, the most-watched by Portuguese kids, who would be changing the way children speak.
They say "grama" instead of "relva" for grass; "ônibus" instead of "autocarro for bus; "rebuçado" is "bala" for candy; "riscas" are "listras" for stripes; and the milk . . .