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Geronimo! When Is It OK to Use a Term with Native American Roots?

Among the many aftershocks of the killing of Osama bin Laden was the controversy over the use of “Geronimo” as a code-name for the terrorist.

Among the many linguistic aftershocks of the killing of Osama bin Laden—including the spread of terms such as “EKIA” (enemy killed in action) and the birth of the proofers, our latest conspiracy theorists—was the understandable controversy over the use of “Geronimo” as a code-name for Osama bin Laden. Geronimo was, after all, a defender of Apache tribal lands and Native American hero.

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Food Studies: An Immigrant Food Field Trip

Why are most Indian restaurants run by Pakistani families? Why is Chinese food cheaper than Japanese? An edible exploration of ethnic food in America.

Food Studies features the voices of volunteer student bloggers from a variety of different food- and agriculture-related programs at universities around the world. Don't miss Josh's last post, on the first grow-your-own pizza of spring.

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