Lipton’s Journal/January 26, 1955/293
I’m getting exhausted—it’s so exciting. Let me retreat for a moments. Foreign accents are always so amusing because if they weren’t amusing they would be revealing. Foreigners reveal the words within words to us. For instance, bone and born. R the active element gives redness, flesh, to bone, and we are born. But the foreigner says “Bohhhhhhh—rrrr—nnn.” And so we laugh.