New Edition Of 'Huckleberry Finn' Will Eliminate Offensive Words
New Edition Of 'Huckleberry Finn' Will Eliminate Offensive Words
Saying they want to publish a version that won't be banned from some schools because of its language, two scholars are editing Mark Twain's classic Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to eliminate uses of the "N" word and replace it with "slave."

(N is for nigger, just in case you were wondering. When did we come so afraid to say a word?) picked by bingo 2 months ago
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 John Finn, Medal of Honor Winner, Dies at 100
John Finn, Medal of Honor Winner, Dies at 100
John W. Finn, the last survivor of the 15 Navy men who received the Medal of Honor for heroism during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, died Thursday at a nursing home in Chula Vista, Calif. He was 100 and had been the oldest living recipient of the medal, the nation’s highest award for valor. Related picked by bingo 10 months ago
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 Sauna contest leaves Russian dead and champion Finn in hospital
Sauna contest leaves Russian dead and champion Finn in hospital
The annual sauna world championship in Finland has been called off after a Russian man died after spending six minutes enduring a temperature of 110C. Vladimir Ladyzhenskiy was pronounced dead after being dragged from the sauna by judges.

"Police were investigating the cause of death."

*Err, huh?* picked by drogue 7 months ago
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 Pearl Harbor Hero Turns 100 Today
Pearl Harbor Hero Turns 100 Today
John William Finn is our nation’s oldest living recipient of its highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor. He is also the last surviving recipient who earned his medal on Dec. 7, 1941, and the last living recipient of the Navy’s MoH from World War II. picked by Bingo 2 years ago
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 Have you ever met a baling? How about  a baffona?
Have you ever met a baling? How about a baffona?
English language is quite large, but there are somethings that English just doesn't have a word for, such as someone who is excited by eating garlic, or how about the act of taking lice from a person's head and squashing it between one's teeth.
These and other words are in a new book, Toujours Tingo picked by 2manyusernames 3 years ago
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