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accents and bravery

Do you know what a foreign accent is? It’s a sign of bravery.

– Amy Chua

I really like this idea, and the quote itself is all over the internet. It wasn’t so easy tracking down where Chua first wrote it but it turns out it was in her 2011 novel Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (Chapter 14 London, Athens, Barcelona, Bombay’).

Up next Force Majeure quality and quantity I repost a lot of material from kottke.org, as if Jason Kottke is some kind of personal (well, not really personal) internet filter. In his December
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