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· March, 2006

Stories about Humor from March, 2006

Pulse of the Saudi Blogosphere

Mohsen Al-Awaji was freed after 11 days of detention, and Aya thinks this action by the government is a tangible lesson for Saudis: “Don’t you dare to criticize the government...

Ukraine: Political Puppet Auction

W. Shedd of The Accidental Russophile writes about a political puppet auction held in Kyiv: “[…] each party in Ukraine seems to accuse the others of being puppets for some...

Russia: Soviet Humor

Lyndon of Scraps of Moscow translates a Soviet-time joke on how people in the West viewed people in the Soviet Union. The joke's still relevant today.

Haiti: You Know You're Haitian When…

AyitiCheriConnexion posts (FR) an english language 35-point list of things that make one Haitian sent to her by a Haitian born outside of Haiti. AyitiCheri tacks on seven slides of...

The Lebanese Bloggers This Week: Less Politics, More Diversity

This week has seen a flurry of varied and interesting posts in the Lebanese Blogosphere. It seems a month of observing the dull and disappointing national dialogue has left the...

Guyana: Miniskirt

A miniskirt almost upsets the matchmaking plans of Guyana-gyal's Auntie M.

Bermuda: Awards scheme?

The Limey has a bit of fun at the expense of the promoter of an awards ceremony to which Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Halle Berry and others were allegedly invited.

Guyana: The phone conversation

Guyana 360 has received their copy of the recording of a phone conversation between the police commissioner and a member of parliament. Living Guyana doesn't seem to have received theirs,...

Cayman Islands: Grammar

Fed up with the quality of the writing in his comment thread, Cayblogger urges the people of the Cayman Islands “to unite in your indignation of all things grammatically incorrect,...

South Korea: Shamrocks and kimchi

The Asia Pages, who identifies herself as Korean-Irish-American in honor of St. Patrick's Day, makes a striking case for similarities between Irish and Korean men, particularly the inhabitants of Busan....

Guyana: Buying mangoes

Guyana-gyal learns that there are risks involved in buying mangoes.

Cayman Islands: The price of dope

A drug bust in Grand Cayman reveals that dope prices in the island are spiraling out of control. Cayblogger is very concerned.

Indonesia: Warnings for Women

Noting that more and more women are starting to smoke, Indonesia Anonymus suggests some alternative warning labels that could scare off as many women as men.

China: If at first you don't succeed

Need a fake mainland Chinese household registration card, marriage or divorce certificate, Hong Kong or Macau ID card, birth certificate, driver’s license or university degree? CSR Asia has the details.

Dating the Diaspora

Oranckay picks up on a very specific post by a Chinese American businesswomen and wannabe wife and mother on an online dating site, drawing a variety of comments from visiting...

Slovenia: Swedish Paper Solves Slovenia-Croatia Border Dispute

Michael of The Glory of Carniola reports on how yet another newspaper has lost Slovenia on the map.

Russia: “Preved, omerekancheg!”

A Chicago-based LJ user angstzeit encounters a Russian-speaking bear and through a flashmob of Russian commenters learns about the Preved!-mania. John Lurie's original drawing; hundreds of followups at ru_preved LJ...

South Korea: The realm of the Mothers

The Asia Pages relates a long and intense debate about parental sacrifice and obligation with a Korean man on-line. In the end, she is told, she doesn't understand because she's...

Malaysia: The Mystery of Datukship

In Malaysia, the title of Datuk is supposedly awarded to outstanding citizens. Kenny Sia ponders the mystery of who gets them.

Syrian Blogsphere in a week

The Syrian blogsphere took a very important step this week, launching Syria Planet. The first online portal for All Syrian bloggers. Encouraged by the blogging boom Syria witnessed this last...

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