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  • The preferred term for the fish formally known as the squawfish.

    A "correct usage" note from the Microsoft Encarta College dictionary:

    Because the term "squaw" is now generally avoided, traditional names of plants and animals that contain it are also being shunned in favor of more scientific alternatives.

    October 21, 2007

  • As with the Oldsquaw becoming the Long-Tailed Duck. :-)

    October 22, 2007

  • Is this term actually longer than the fish itself?

    October 22, 2007

  • Well, if it just moved to Utah it could eliminate some of the namebloat.

    October 22, 2007

  • Ha ha!! Love that word!

    October 23, 2007