Book about the failures of international communication created for a project called Versus in Porto (Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto) in 2012.
"False friends" can refer to a lot of things. People, objects, words, that pretend to be something, something that we know, but in the reality they are not. False friends in linguistics are words in two languages that are have the same appearance or pronunciation but have different meanings.
The book unveils some of these words showing famous or less famous stories from history, fairy tales, myths, legends, urban legends, advertisements or our everydays.