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2008-08-25 18:00:27

The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today called on Warner Bros. and Warner Independent Pictures to consider changing the title of the soon-to-be-released film "Towelhead" because that derogatory term is offensive to American Muslims and Arab-Americans. CAIR says Muslims and Arab-Americans view the term "towelhead" as a racial and religious slur. In a letter sent last week to studio executives, the Islamic civil rights and advocacy...

2005-08-07 13:28:35

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The South rose again at the box office in North America as "The Dukes of Hazzard" raced to the top in its first weekend of release. The big-screen adaptation of the 1980s TV show about two good' ol boys, their Dodge Charger and a buxom cousin, sold an estimated $30.6 million worth of tickets in its first three days, distributor Warner Bros. Pictures said on Sunday. The film, which cost $53 million to make, opened at the upper end of forecasts. The...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'