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Middle Eastern Language Patterns

I dropped cable TV a few years ago, and when I finally got a Roku I started getting some news again. Watching the Arab Spring on CNN International last year, and tuning into Al Jazeera English at any time, I’ve noticed that interviewees from the Middle East tend to use many more analogies than Western speakers. These news channels interviewed folks from all walks of life all over North Africa, and out to Afghanistan, and I noticed this pattern regularly.…

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