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If Samuel L. Jackson ever hosts "Sesame Street," chances are the episode won't be sponsored by the letter N, as he made clear in a new interview that he's kind of tired of all the debate in the media over the use of a certain racial slur in the Quentin Tarantino movie "Django Unchained."

Other phrases that begin with the letter N? No comment and next question.

Not that Jackson seems opposed to discussing "Django Unchained," or even talking about the fact that Tarantino's script uses the N-word over 100 times. Instead, what Jackson seems to be tired of is people asking the question without seriously discussing the issue, as evidenced by the fact that most interviewers won't actually say the word they are asking about.

"No? Nobody? None?" Jackson asked rhetorically when an interviewer from a Fox TV affiliate question him about the controversy. "The word would be...?"

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