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    Clayburn

    [1]Jan 10, 2007
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    On the intro, where Colbert stands as words spin around him, I noticed it said "Freem" right beside him. Is that a joke? Does it mean something?
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    HelloStuart

    [2]Jan 11, 2007
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    It looks like "Freedom" to me.
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    Clayburn

    [3]Jan 11, 2007
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    It definitely said "Freem" when I saw it.
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    camatzotz

    [4]Jan 11, 2007
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    No, it's actually freem. So, Stephen has now given us truthiness, factiness and now freem.
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    Clayburn

    [5]Jan 12, 2007
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    It must be the shortened version of Freedom. The quick route to Democracy. The President has a plan for Freem in Iraq.
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    TheDiamondDog

    [6]Jan 12, 2007
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    I have no idea.
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    Atheist420

    [7]Jan 15, 2007
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    I just saw it, Hes got another new word i guess..
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    Clayburn

    [8]Jan 16, 2007
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    I wonder if it's a mistake. I know he's infallible, but that doesn't keep him from hiring fallible graphic artists.
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    HelloStuart

    [9]Jan 16, 2007
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    Maybe it's "Cream" spelled incorrectly.

    (singing) "It's getting near dawn, when lights close their tired eyes... I'll soon be with you my love, to give you my dawn surprise..."
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    Clayburn

    [10]Jan 16, 2007
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    Well, that's just nasty!
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    Atheist420

    [11]Jan 22, 2007
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    HelloStuart wrote:
    Maybe it's "Cream" spelled incorrectly.

    (singing) "It's getting near dawn, when lights close their tired eyes... I'll soon be with you my love, to give you my dawn surprise..."


    clapton rules!
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    viewdrix

    [12]Jan 29, 2007
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    For reference, it's the same place near the end of the theme song where it used to have the words "Grippy", "Lincolnish", "Megamerican", and "Superstantial".
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    ArcoJedi

    [13]Feb 10, 2007
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    According to Wikipedia - The Colbert Report: Program Format - the word changed to Freem as of January 9, 2007. According to a note further on down - The Colbert Report: Neologisms - the word was stated by Stephen Colbert as "Freedom without the do, because I do it all for you."

    Also, here is another reference that possibly answers the question - No Fact Zone - concerning an officer and a bear.

    Lastly, Freem should be familiar to Calvin & Hobbes fans. Spaceman Spiff's Hyper-Freem Drive?
    Calvin & Hobbes

    Can you tell that I was wondering the same thing and that I have too much free time?
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    ArcoJedi

    [14]Feb 10, 2007
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    Oops, sorry, that was my first post.  This is where the links were supposed to go...

    According to Wikipedia -

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Colbert_Report#Program_format
     - the
    word changed to Freem as of January 9, 2007. According to a note
    further on down -
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Colbert_Report#Neologisms
     - the word
    was stated by Stephen Colbert as "Freedom without the do, because I do
    it all for you."


    Also, here is another reference that possibly answers the question -

    http://www.nofactzone.net/?p=724 - concerning an officer and a bear.


    Lastly, Freem should be familiar to Calvin & Hobbes fans. Spaceman
    Spiff's Hyper-Freem Drive?
    http://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/2007/01/28/
    Can you tell that I was wondering the same thing and that I have too
    much free time?
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    ha-Y-n1

    [15]Feb 12, 2007
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    Here are the links that AcroJedi Posted (clickable)


    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Colbert_Report#Neologisms
     - the word was stated by Stephen Colbert as "Freedom without the do, because I do it all for you."

    Also, here is another reference that possibly answers the question -
    http://www.nofactzone.net/?p=724
    - concerning an officer and a bear.

    Lastly, Freem should be familiar to Calvin & Hobbes fans. Spaceman Spiff's Hyper-Freem Drive?
    http://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/2007/01/28/

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Colbert_Report#Program_format
     - the word changed to Freem as of January 9, 2007. According to a note further on down -

    Edited on 02/12/2007 12:01pm
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    itscrazyman

    [16]Feb 20, 2007
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    That's just silly, the thought of Norway being a subway. Ridiculous.
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