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Doctors over Snobs

Reader comment on item: Arabist Snobs

Submitted by Jay1 (United States), Nov 23, 2011 at 16:55

Doctor Pipes is quite right to say that the speaking of a language is not a prerequisite to commentary, writings, and scholarly thought on Arab, or any other culture. As all good doctors will correctly attest, an excellent heart surgeon need not to have had a massive heart attack to perform his life saving occupation well.


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