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12 Feb 2004

Just for the record
Hi Doc

I personally think that an Englishman speaking French sounds just as sexy and romantic as a Frenchman speaking English. I find it absolutely infuriating when others judge a person's accent or way of speach.

As an Afrikaans speaking person myself, I am very sensitive to this because although I attended English schools most of my life, my parents did not and they are often looked down upon because of their accent whenever they speak English and you know what, those mocking their accent are people who cannot speak a word of Afrikaans. At least some of us has gone the extra mile to learn a second, third and even fourth language.

Just a thought .................

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01 Jan 0001

Dear Lucia,
Thanks for encouraging me to be bolder when speaking my rusty French !
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