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· December, 2006

Stories about Humor from December, 2006

China: 2006 most popular Chinese word

Many Chinese bloggers are discussing the most popular Chinese word of 2006. Some of the suggestions are: Bo (as in Blogger), Gao (as in spoof) and Chao (as in argue)....

China: humor

One Man bandwidth looks into the differences in the western and Chinese sense of humor.

Libya:A view into the blogging scene

The Libyan blogosphere is rich and diverse, but quietly apolitical. I'm constantly surprised at how it has sprouted during the last three years. It may have less bloggers than other...

This Week's Saudi Blog Roundup

The Human Rights Watch visit to Saudi Arabia is still making headlines, 80 rats were found on a Saudi Airlines plane, a Bible was denied entry into Saudi, the Quran...

Guyana: Ovaltine

GuyanaGyal‘s nephew has his priorities straight.

Bermuda: Joke about Premier turns serious

On the heels of Bermuda's Premier aiming racial slurs at former Opposition Leader Grant Gibbons in Parliament, a chef makes a joke and is subsequently fired and deported, leaving Christian...

Costa Rica Blog Wrapup: CAFTA, Christmas and arts.

Highlights from Costa Rica's blogs these past weeks. We have more on the CAFTA, complaints on Christmas, and posts on artistic and cultural events. We'll begin with a touch of...

India: The glory of strikes

Random thoughts of a demented mind on enjoying a Bandh (strike) in West Bengal. “Postponing a bandh? What kind of lunacy is that? Don’t people understand that the bandh needed...

Guyana: Letter to Santa

“Santa, ask not what Guyana can do for you, ask what you can do for Guyana”: GuyanaGyal writes a letter to St. Nick.

China: model answer blogpost

Zengying explains why 2006 is an significant year for him because one of his blog post became a model answer for university entrance examination: a student copied his post in...

Kenya/Tanzania: cultural differences

Africa Affairs blog has the fourth part of socio-cultural differences between Kenyans and Tanzanians. Links to previous posts on the subject are at the end.

Uganda: defying rules of gravity

I've Left Copenhagen for Uganda did not know that some cars in Africa can defy rules of gravity!

Freedom of speech and music celebrations in the Moroccan Blogosphere

Many different subjects were in the spotlight last week, in the Moroccan blogosphere. I'll start with Farid and his interesting numbers (Fr) about blogging in Morocco. Then comes Reda who...

Ukraine: Brezhnev's 100th Birthday

Carpetblogger marks Leonid Brezhnev's 100th birthday with a Brezhnev joke: “Stalin, Krushchev and Brezhnev were riding on a train. The train comes to a halt in the middle of nowhere....

Estonia: A Joke

A joke “about how developed Estonia actually is” – at SadEst.

Thailand: Finding Lucky Numbers

Thai-blogs has a post on Thai people's fascination with finding lucky numbers to help them win at lotteries.

Guyana: Entrepreneurial Opportunites?

Water woes cause GuyanaGyal to battle with her entrepreneurial spirit.

Trinidad & Tobago: Charles, Majarah & 6 Degrees

The Caribbean Beat blog posts two interesting entries: The first admires the music of young trumpeter Etienne Charles and the writing of Niala Majarah in what Beat calls “a major...

Turkmenistan: Fair Play

Peter reports, along with pictures, that Turkmen President Niyazov has officially inaugurated a theme park named after himself.

Trinidad & Tobago: Christmas Cheer

Some satirical Christmas cheer as Jeremy Taylor quotes Tom Lehrer.

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