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[Quote of the Month] What Language Do You Love In?

what language do you love in“That poet she met at Lucinda’s party the night before argued that no matter how much of it one lost, in the midst of some profound emotion, one would revert to one’s mother tongue. He put Yolanda through a series of situations. What language, he asked, looking pointedly into her eyes, did she love in?”   How The Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez

What about you, guys? What language do you love in?

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One comment on “[Quote of the Month] What Language Do You Love In?

  1. gfsimons
    December 27, 2012

    You may court in one or more languages, but I can’t remember making love as needing a language. However, when in fights with a girl friend, we were always bilingual, using each others language to make sure the other person “got the message loud and clear”!

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