Proselytism in the Provinces

“I love you and Jesus loves you,” said the pimply youth with a clean cut all-American dress sense. OK, organized religion isn’t my thing. It’s done both good and rather a lot of bad from Tierra Del Fuego up to the Arctic Circle, and I’m in no right to judge…

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My Linguistic Faux Pas-es

A few months into our living and learning experience in Cambodia, fresh from a Khmer language class and full of positive energy, I approached a woman holding an ill baby in the Russian Market to engage her in a conversation in Khmer. Just jump in, our instructor had enthusiastically instructed…

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