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My word! You can't call a creek an ethnic slur

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Rather than repeat it, let's just call it an ethnic slur that rhymes with bagel. And even if it's self-applied, it's still derogatory.

So it was more than a little surprising to find it in a Lake County Sheriff's Office report recently.

"Traffic stop on Hwy. 3 at (That word) Creek. Citation for speed," it said.

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