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The Daily Word 05.07.10: The Pill, Chinglish, Genitals

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This Sunday (Mother's Day) marks the 50th anniversary of The Pill. Hells, yeah.

Here's Loretta Lynn singing her more than excellent 1975 song "The Pill."

And hormonal contraceptives for men are on the way. Your turn to gain 10 pounds, fellas! Yay equality!

In Britain, Conservatives best Labour and Liberal Dems at polls. Something about coalitions. The Queen.

Giant metal box lowered to try to stem oil leak in the Gulf. Robots will help. No word on Bruce Willis' involvement.

Translations gone committed to insane castle: Signs in Chinglish.

What the hell, Greece?

The good news: APS board decides not to ban a book. The bad news: They were talking about the possibility of banning books.

Airport screener repeatedly teased about size of genitals after full-body scans beats the crap out of a co-worker.

Drama erupts after five kids who wore American flags shirts to school on Cinco de Mayo were sent home.

It's Tad from "All My Children"'s birthday.