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Senator Macaca

Are you up on your macaca and how Republican Senator George Allen from Virginia became known as “Senator Macaca” on the campaign trail for re-election?

Senator Macaca

Depending on how it is spelled, the word macaca could mean either a monkey that inhabits the Eastern Hemisphere or a town in South Africa.
In some European cultures, macaca is also considered a racial slur against African immigrants, according to several Web sites that track ethnic slurs.

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