Daughter of a Baptist preacher, Zora Neale Hurston spoke
from the pulpit every time that she wrote.
of the need for peace-making efforts to touch `the deep underlying causes which are often in the spiritual realm: fear, anger, hatred and revenge'.
Spanish now is my second language although I spoke
only Spanish until I entered school.
At a recent presentation to the University of California Board of Regents, he spoke
against the backdrop of a giant Chinese character denoting the concepts of crisis and opportunity.
Others cried as Lewan spoke
; he was a popular figure at the center of the senator's staff, a veteran who had kept the operation together.
Of those who say they can speak Welsh, a small proportion (4%) only spoke
a few words and 17% "only a little".
Bafflingly, many of the high-profile journalists I spoke
with denied that journalists have much power.
If I spoke
English with everyone I know I could also say that 80 to 90% of the people did not speak Welsh.
The bulk of the opposition consisted of 41 Reformers (out of 60), among whom two should be mentioned by name because they were two MPs who spoke
most eloquently and knowledgably on the issue: Jason Kenney (Calgary) and John Cummins (Delta-Richmond, B.C.).
Denise Klein and her colleagues at McGill University in Montreal studied six men and six women who spoke
English as their native language and had also learned to speak French fluently.
The system determined which language was spoken, translated the sentence into the other language, and "spoke
" the new sentence, typically taking less than two seconds to complete the process.
The investigators repeated the experiment with 48 right-handed, hearing adults who spoke
English but had no experience with any sign language.