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Bush's ill-fated trip to Japan in January lives in infamy--in the Japanese language. A Washington think-tank economist says that on a recent choppy boat trip to Australia's Great Barrier Reef, he was startled to hear a group of Japanese sightseers referring to seasick companions as "Bush-oro" as they leaned over the rail. Rough translation: to do a Bush.Edited by Stephen H. Wildstrom


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