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September 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 pm § in Misc.

Slur of the Day: Is Michelle Obama a Jigaboo?

Jigaboo, jiggabo, jigarooni, jijjiboo, zigabo, jig, jigg, jigga, jigger (U.S. and UK) derogatory[113] term for a black person with stereotypical black features (e.g. dark skin, wide nose, and big lips).[114] Jiggaboo or jigabo is from a Bantu verb tshikabo, meaning meek or servile.[115][...]

September 3rd, 2012 - 11:43 am § in Hypocrisy

Veritas Failure at Harvard

Harvard’s ‘Introduction To Congress’ Class Full Of Suspected Cheaters Eric Lach August 30, 2012, 5:44 PM More than 100 Harvard undergraduates are under investigation for allegedly plagiarizing on a certain class’ final take-home exam last spring. The class? Government 1310: “Introduction t[...]

September 3rd, 2012 - 11:35 am § in America, Misc.

Slur of the Day Is Obama a “coconut?”

Coconut (US) a person of Hispanic descent who’s accused of acting white.[45] (New Zealand/Australia) a Pacific Islander. Named after the coconut, the nut from the coconut palm.[46] (UK) a black person who exhibits behaviour associated with caucasians; (US) a black person trying to be ‘wh[...]

September 3rd, 2012 - 10:53 am § in Misc.

Slur of the Day: Fruits and Veggies

Fruit (USA) another word for male gay. Vegetable                (U.S.) Stupid or demented person Beaner / Beaney (U.S.) a term widely regarded as derogatory, that refers to people of Mexican descent or, more specifically, mestizos of Central American descent.[12][13][14] The term origi[...]

September 3rd, 2012 - 9:29 am § in Misc.

The AVE Challenge: Today is the 67th Anniversary of …

a. Chinese Anniversary of victory over Japan. b. Birth of Cnina’s new Army General. c. Bombing of Nagasaki d. Chiang Kai Shek’s flight to Taiwan e. Birth of North Korean Leader[...]

September 3rd, 2012 - 4:28 am § in Misc.

ROMNEYISMS: Mitt as a Mexicano?

  Was Mitt Romney’s Mexican-Born Father  Eligible to be President? (Image Credit: Bachrach/Getty Images)Prior to their birther attacks on President Obama, Several Republican members of Congress  have attempted to define any child born of American parents as natural born and eligible ti be e[...]

September 3rd, 2012 - 3:25 am § in Misc.

ROMNEYISMS: Labor Day

Mitt Romney’s tax returns: Why what’s ‘legally required’ might not be enough By Jena McGregor More ROMNEYISMS?[...]