trash vs literature

Margaret Ball margaret at
Thu Jan 20 03:03:55 EST 2005

>English is, and was then, 
>completely transparent. I often can't remember whether I've read 
>something in English, Dutch or even German, making it difficult to find 
>a book when I only know what it was about, not what it was called.

You have the eternal and admiring envy of this language-challenged 
american who cannot read a book in ANY language other than english 
without muttering the syllables under my breath.  I think being raised 
monolingual stunts vital areas of the brain.

Margaret Ball

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