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· July, 2006

Stories about Humor from July, 2006

South Africa: The scammer spammed

Electric Spaghetti, otherwise known as Saaleha, reels in her man after a spontaneous and florid response to a “419” spam/scam-mail in her Inbox.

A Big Laugh in Venezuela

Venezuelans will be holding the funniest elections in the country history. Entertainer Benjamin Rausseo, better known as Er’ Conde del Guacharo (Count of Guacharo), announced this week that he will...

Ukraine: Waiting for Yushchenko

Dan McMinn of Orange Ukraine posts a brief update on Ukrainian politics and offers a few apolitical links.

Comic Strips and Blogs: Not Everything is Text

Usually, blogs are associated with written text. But for some time now, an interesting transformation is taking place in the blogosphere, and the methods used are more varied. In Argentina,...

Brunei: Spotting a Bruneian

The Daily Brunei Resources blog talks about what makes a person a Bruneian.

Bermuda: “Worst of Bermuda” awards

The Limey offers his tongue-in-cheek “Worst of Bermuda Awards 2006”. Categories include “most embarrassing mistake”, “worst corporate citizen”, and “worst act of political cowardice”.

South Korea: korean farmer family

Song Sung-young, a korean farmer and a citizen reporter of Ohmynews hosted his newly met french friends in his house. He has some vivid descriptions of how Childish English vs....

Thailand: Making Colleagues Jealous

Andrew Biggs in Thailand has one of the best jobs in the world. “When I got back to the office, all the male staff were very jealous of me. They...

Guyana: Pothole challenge

“Dear Car Manufacturers Abroad, I challenge you to come and test you cars in Real Life Conditions…. Some potholes so deep you can’t call them potholes, you got to call...

Ethiopia: Funeral blues

Lela Tensae gives a witty and detailed portrait of funeral rites among Ethiopians in the United States. “The worst type of funeral for me is when the deceased is in...

Malaysia: Insecure Men

Bunnywunny blogs about a discussion she had with her hairsylisht. The hairstylist argues that insecure men make the best boyfriends and lovers.

Japan: teacher's genitals

JP in Japundit reports that a teacher at a public junior high school in Hokkaido was suspended for sending a photograph of his genitals to a male student using his...

Taiwan: ghost month

July in the Chinese Lunar Calendar is the ghost month. In Taiwan, municipalities are searching for ways to reduce the air pollution from thousands of people burning ghost money at...

Malaysia: Curious Penang People

The blogger at malaysiandaily.com writes about the curiousity of people in Penang city. “Each time, there's a road accident on one side of the road, the other side of the...

Kenya: Aching heads

“Something I think that headaches are a national disease in East Africa,” writes Video journalist. “You cannot go for two minutes on the streets without having some kind of headache...

Russia: Lyudmila Putina's Style

LJ user plushev is wondering (RUS) who is responsible for the tacky dresses of Putin's wife (photos attached): “I've heard a fantastic version that this is the work of Kremlin's...

Polish Blogosphere Update

Better late than never… That's what PolBlog hopes bloggers will think in response to its latest foray into blogging technology. Its new “Talk Back Attack” features an audio comment option...

Reunion: International Procrastination Day

LSZ Blog celebrated International Procrastination Day (yesterday July 16) by… procrastinating. He wrote (Fr): “I was thinking of writing a great article on procrastination but today is Sunday, not a...

New Caledonia: Best Coca-Cola

Valesdir.net points to an article announcing (Fr) that New Caledonia produces the best Coca-Cola in the world.

India: Reverse Migration

Ramesh has a wonderful and warm post on returning to India.

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