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  • "'Bad,' I explained, pointing at her cheek. 'Uyoi.'

    'Bad,' she agreed... Blunt trauma, by the look of it. One tooth, a lower canine, had been knocked completely out...."
    —Diana Gabaldon, A Breath of Snow and Ashes (New York: Bantam Dell, 2005), 134

    Note: the character is a Cherokee woman.

    January 30, 2010