On Saturday I had my fairwell party at my friend Guilherme´s house. We had about 20 people come out to enjoy some soda, beer and a really nice BBQ. The night before, Guilherme and I bought almost 300 reais worth of food and drinks. We set everything up in the party room of his building including the projector to show the game 7 stanley cup final (thanks Francine!).
Days before leaving to Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on an IAESTE internship program a good friend of mine, Hugh, wrote in to Rex Murphy's Cross Country Check-up. He commented on the disagreement between the Prime Minister and the Ottawa Press Gallery using the word "circumlocutorily" (sound it out) to express the way Stephen Harper answered the press's questions. The word stumped Mr. Murphy, quoting "I'll have to get back to you on that one." It reminded me of all the beating around the bush, to put it in layman's terms, leading up to my internship and I thought it a fitting choice for the tit... full info