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TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2011, 12:04 P.M.

Today’s fun video: Daily Show airs out the N word


This may be the funniest send up of the Rick Perry hunting camp name controversy. But be advised that it may be the most concentrated use of the "N word" in a single television segment.

By the way, Wyatt Cenac's contention that Washington has a "Niggerhead Mining District" does not seem to be quite accurate. There is, however, a Niggerhead Creek and a Niggerhead Road that leads up to a gold mine in the McCoy Creek area, and a Nigger Creek Placer Mine in Chelan County.

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