“Macaca” named most politically incorrect word

The word “macaca,” used by outgoing Republican Sen. George Allen of Virginia to describe a Democratic activist of Indian descent who was trailing his campaign, was named the most politically incorrect word of the year on Friday by Global Language Monitor, a nonprofit group that studies word usage.

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Firm Contracted to Build Fence on US-Mexico Border is Fined for Hiring Illegal Workers

One of the firms working on the US-Mexico Border Fence has been fined $5 million for hiring illegal immigrants. This controversy was ironically predicted by comedians such as George Lopez, who jokingly says in his new act, “They want to build a fence along the border to keep out Mexicans, but who’s gonna build it?” Answer: Mexicans.

The Golden State Fence Company will not only pay a major fine, but two of its executives will have to serve jail time for the hirings. The company’s attorney stated that this all goes to show that the country needs to adopt a robust guest-worker program.

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Fortune 500 company or Top 200 dispensed drug?
Test your knowledge:
http://www.senselessvenndiagrams.com/words/companyordrugquiz.html

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MAKE Magazine Flickr photo pool member Wispyd posted 7 years worth of group costumes for the MAKE & CRAFT Halloween contest.
My fav is little Eddie Munster…

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History Channel’s “Creepy Video Clips
Biography’s “Boo-ography

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now here’s a unique site. “Tampon Crafts” is all about making things with tampons. I found the site when I found the little Halloween bat through Make Magazine, thinking it was cute until I realized it was made out of a tampon.

Cute slogan “Tampon Crafts, for any time of the month.”

http://www.tamponcrafts.com/halloween.html

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