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The Week contest: PC Title - January 21, 2011
With the issuing of a new version of Huckleberry Finn with the racial slurs edited out, modify the title of another classic work of literature to make it more politically correct
Mark Twain's classic is a fixture on banned books lists, due to its repeated use of the "N-word."
Mark Twain's classic is a fixture on banned books lists, due to its repeated use of the "N-word."
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elcome to The Week's "What Next?" contest, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.

Click here for results of last week's contest: Mona Lisa

Results: In light of the new edition of Huckleberry Finn with the N-word replaced by “slave,” we asked you to give another classic book a politically correct title.

THE WINNER: The Still-Productive Senior and the Sea
Steve Weisberger, Boca Raton, FL
 
SECOND PRIZE: Crime and "Time Out"
Gina Bryant, Calabasas, CA
 
THIRD PRIZE: The Traumatic Result of Unresolved Labor/Management Disputes on the Bounty
Mark Severin, Puyallup, WA

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
 
Romeo and Romeo
Diana Hanson, Fargo, ND

The Taming of the High Maintenance Woman
All Reiff, Watertown, CT

Murder on the Asian-Bound Express
Larry Kaplan, St. Louis Park, MN

Height-Challenged Womyn
Joel Harvey, Lawrenceburg, TN

Of Mice and People
Ellie Halevy, Chicago

The Flat Back-Challenged Bell Ringer of Notre Dame
Tom Koloski, Ardsley, NY

The Cranially Absent Horseman
Garett Reid, Sacramento

Westward, Decriminalized Sex Worker!
Jeffrey Contompasis, Ashburn, VA

Lady Chatterly's Friend with Benefits
JC Bark, Nashville

Ms. Bovary
Angela Collette, Melbourne, FL

The Heart is a Lonely Animal Assassin
Jon Weisbrod, Union, NJ

The Lion and the Wardrobe
Carolyn Vandam, Boston

Borrow This Book! By Abbie Hoffman
Steve Kaplan, St. Louis Park, MN

The Friend You Haven't Met, by Albert Camus
Bill Dorner, Indianapolis

Hop on Your Biological Father, Stepfather, or Either of Your Gay Parents, by Dr. Seuss
Courtney White, Boise

Moby Gender-Neutral Appendage
Andrew Pifko, New York City

Are You There, Higher Power? It's Me, Margaret
Sarah White, Scarsdale, NY

The Letter Carrier Always Rings Twice
Thomas Compton, Tucson

The End-of-Life Consultation Comes for the Archbishop
Sheldon Spicer, Encinitas, CA

To Catch & Release a Mockingbird
Joelle Bird, Parkesburg, PA
 
The King James Anti-Atheist Handbook
Dave Di Gregorio, West Hollywood, CA

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