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Rebecca Aguilar

Plutoed-an inspired choice for 2006 Word of the Year!

Runners-up included "macaca" (an American citizen treated as an alien).

Sen. George Allen was ahead in his re-election bid before referring to a U.S. born campaign worker of Indian descent volunteering for his opponent as a "macaca" and telling him "welcome to America." Democrat Jim Webb won the election.

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