Friday, October 7, 2011

Rick Perry addresses ni**erhead rock

House quickly kills 'embarrass Perry' resolution - David Freddoso/Washington Examiner

On camera, Rick Perry addresses ni**erhead rock - Charlie Spiering/Washington Examiner

Surprising things and places in science, engineering and geography named “niggerhead” - WattsUpWithThat

I can understand how it is offensive, and I can certainly see removing it. But I think removing it is going to be a much bigger job than the bloodhounds in the mainstream media thinks. Just look at all the references to the word in science and engineering and geography... Read The Rest...
The mineral resources of New South Wales – Page 402 Geological Survey of New South Wales, Edward Fisher Pittman – 1901 – 487 pages – Free Google eBook
There is another peculiar form common on the field, known as a nigger head. These nigger heads are usually oval or spherical masses of more or less opal- impregnated, fine grained silica ; they are of all sizes from 1 lb. to 1 cwt.,