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#1434: Foreign Accent Syndrome

Original Air Date: 08.23.2014
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This week on Car Talk, a Massachusetts man begins speaking with a French accent after an accident. Thus we are introduced to Foreign Accent Syndrome, a neurological oddity which Tommy will be happy to explain, if he can ever stop laughing.
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