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The Straight Dope recently posted an amusing etymology for “poontang” — I’d heard references to the “putain” of French — but what prompts me to mention it now is a memory of a Dave Letterman skit from decades ago where he droned through synonyms for “penis.” Dave kicked it off, soon network executives droned on with the gag. It was almost as funny as the Carlin routine where George strings dirty words like a machine gun.


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Seems to me that some modicum of honesty is requisite to intelligence. If we look in the mirror and see not kleptocrats but Christians, we’re still in the same old trouble.
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