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That's one way of shutting down a tired line of questioning. In Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained, a Western epic set in the pre-Civil War South, the film's various characters say the N-word more than 100 times, resulting in a major debate over the movie's historical accuracy and respect of modern social standards. Not normally one to skirt any debate -- especially one over language -- it seems that the eventual ubiquity of the conversation finally put Samuel L. Jackson over the edge. In an interview with Houston's Fox TV affiliate, the actor -- who plays a

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