Archive for November 30th, 2012


attitude abroad

When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.

Winston Churchill, a speech to the Houses of Parliament (1947)


southern speech patterns

The average Southerner has the speech patterns of someone slipping in and out of consciousness. I can change my shoes and socks faster than most people in Mississippi can speak a sentence.

Bill Bryson, The Lost Continent (1989)

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