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    TheDiamondDog

    [22]Jan 19, 2007
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    HelloStuart wrote:
    fearpi wrote:
    HelloStuart wrote:
    As far as I know, Colbert's a native of Charleston, South Carolina.
    Indeed he is. In fact, I went to high school with his daughter a few years ago.
    He has a twenty-year-old daughter? Wow, what a well-kept secret.

    I couldn't believe that whe I read it.

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    spikefan657

    [23]Jan 23, 2007
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    no.
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    kevinb4444

    [24]Feb 11, 2007
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    I love the censorship on this page, I guess you have learned from people like Colbert if you say something different to your beliefs have it taken off the page, so much for freedom of speech I guess.
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    CB649

    [25]Feb 11, 2007
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    LOL, you've got me curious, about what was said, and why it was deleted...
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    Falconer11

    [26]Apr 9, 2007
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    Colbert's dad prounouced it Col-bear and the majority of his sibs say Col-bert. Stephen likes Col-bear better. He's actually majority Irish.
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    TimWidhalm

    [27]Apr 10, 2007
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    HelloStuart wrote:
    As far as I know, Colbert's a native of Charleston, South Carolina.

    He was born in Washington D.C but grew up in South Carolina

    Edited on 04/10/2007 8:33pm
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    HelloStuart

    [28]Apr 11, 2007
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    TimWidhalm wrote:

    HelloStuart wrote:
    As far as I know, Colbert's a native of Charleston, South Carolina.

    He was born in Washington D.C but grew up in South Carolina.


    Okay, so he "renatived."

    Maybe that'll replace "enlegaled" in the opening credits...
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    ha-Y-n1

    [29]Apr 16, 2007
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    HelloStuart wrote:
    TimWidhalm wrote:

    HelloStuart wrote:
    As far as I know, Colbert's a native of Charleston, South Carolina.

    He was born in Washington D.C but grew up in South Carolina.


    Okay, so he "renatived."

    Maybe that'll replace "enlegaled" in the opening credits...


    LOL! It's Flagaphile Now, whatever that is.
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    SuperMarius7

    [30]Apr 24, 2007
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    "Colbert sometimes comedically refers to his surname as French, but his family is actually of Irish descent. Originally, the name was pronounced "Col-bert", but Colbert's father had always wanted to pronounce the name "Col-BARE", remaining "Col-bert" only out of respect for his own father. As a result, James Colbert offered his children the option to pronounce the name whichever way they preferred. Colbert started using "Col-BARE" when he transferred to Northwestern University, taking advantage of the opportunity to reinvent himself in a new place where no one knew him." - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Colbert

    For those who didn't realize that he is playing a character on his show I have to ask... no wait, I don't want to know. =/

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