"I just didn't have time to deliver a Buffalo accent in a day, so I didn't even try it"
- Josh Holloway
About this Quote
Josh Holloway's quote speaks to the problem of mastering a new accent in a brief amount of time. It indicates that he was presented with a difficulty that he felt was too hard to accomplish in a day. He chose not to attempt it, likely since he felt that he would not be able to do it justice. This quote also speaks with the intricacy of mastering a new accent. It takes some time and practice to be able to precisely reproduce the subtleties of a specific accent. It is an ability that requires dedication and effort. Josh Holloway's quote is a pointer that it is important to be realistic about what can be accomplished in a short amount of time. It is better to make the effort to do something right than to hurry through it and refrain from doing it justice.
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