TIL Foreign accent syndrome is an extremely rare condition which makes someone beginner to fluent in a language after you wake up from Coma!

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  1. Can’t help but point out that this seem to be conflating two different conditions. One is simply damage that causes someone to speak differently – which we *interpret* as matching a particular accent. And the other is damage that seems to perhaps access a language learnt but not used much or previously thought to have been forgotten.

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