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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