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View Diary: IL-17: deluded moron Bobby Schilling (R) race-baits against Latinos/Hispanics (15 comments)

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  •  That happens to me when I slide (1+ / 0-)
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    entlord

    back into Texan, lol.

    I find I can understand most english after hearing it for several minutes. Although there was one teaching fellow from India I encountered in college in the 60s. His vocabulary and diction were perfect, his pronunciation was pretty standard, understandable Indian english. But he spoke between 2 and 3 times faster than people in Michigan did. I just couldn't listen that fast, lol. Nobody could get him to slow down for very long.

    Moderation in most things.

    by billmosby on Wed Sep 19, 2012 at 10:45:14 AM PDT

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    •  I just got off the phone with a guy in New England (1+ / 0-)
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      and his speech was pure New Englander (and a joy to hear) but between a poor connection, my hearing loss, and my southern accent, he had a hard time understanding me and me him.  Fortunately he was patient and we concluded our business satisfactorily

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