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Strip Accents

05.15.2008
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        // Strip accents from a string. For example, "Sigur Rós" => "Sigur Ros".

def strip_accents(string):
  import unicodedata
  return unicodedata.normalize('NFKD', unicode(string)).encode('ASCII', 'ignore')