If you're ever writing down what people say, and it's a large group, get someone without an accent to speak first. Then, screw up something they say (ie, write it down incorrectly). That way, if you screw up what the people with accents say, no one thinks you're a secret racist.
Quotes of the Day:
Mike Potemra, over at National Review Online:
I have over the past couple of months been watching DVDs of Star Trek: The Next Generation, a show I missed completely in its run of 1987 to 1994; and I confess myself amazed that so many conservatives are fond of it. Its messages are unabashedly liberal ones of the early post-Cold War era — peace, tolerance, due process, progress....
Hey, NAME REDACTED wanted me to send you a conversation we had for the AOD.
Basically, she asked me if she could sleep with another Colombian without seeming like the slut of the group. I asked how big the group was, hypothesizing that if she's slept with 10% of the group, that's okay. But 25% is getting slutty.
This would take her to 10% (she figures the group is roughly 20 guys, which I think may be overestimating but who knows)."