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· February, 2007

Stories about Humor from February, 2007

Hungary: Two-Tailed Dog Party

Pestcentric writes about Two-Tailed Dog Party – “a guerrilla street artist (read: creative university student with too much spare time) operating out of Szeged” – and showcases some of his...

Hungary: Politicians Speak (a Prank)

Pestcentric puts words into Hungarian politicians’ mouths.

Hungary: Mozikep

Shopping for movies at Mozikep DVD/Video shop in Budapest is a crazy experience: read the details at Further Ramblings of a N.Irish Magyar.

Israel: Christians at the End of the Tunnel?

Israel-based blogger Anglosaxy posts an interesting photograph here, which he has aptly captioned: Christians at the End of the Tunnel.

Bahrain: Learn English With Bahraini Rants

The amalgam of dithering thoughts and foolhardiness has plummeted me down a path of distress to say the least, writes Bahraini blogger Bahraini Rants in his weekly word teaser.

Saudi Arabia: Government Cracking Down on Bloggers, New Saudi Ambassador to US, and More

A Press frenzy over Saudi school curriculums, a govermental campaign targeting a number of male Saudi bloggers, Anna Nicole Smith, Kareem Amer, forced divorces, a new government program to fight...

Russia: Moscow Foreigners

The Turkish Invasion offers a classification of foreigners seen in the streets of Moscow.

Russia: Feb. 23; Hatred for Bush

How do young men of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk celebrate the Army Day? Why do Russians hate George W. Bush? Tim Newman of White Sun of the Desert answers these questions – here...

Touring Libyan Blogs: Between history, hair, leadership, cleaning the floor and many more stories

Most of us have studied some history, many of us think we know history, but the majority of us are really ignorant about large parts of our own history. That...

Russia: One Blogger's Dream Come True

LJ user bogomolov (Aleksandr Bogomolov, a Russian journalist) shares this story about a dream come true (RUS): An old joke, very good, very clever: Two Soviet violinists are in the...

Egypt: If Muslims are Weird..Read This:

If you think Muslims are weird, then Egypt-based blogger Tom Gara urges you to read this.

Poland: Offensive Cartoon

Chris Borowski of Traveling Life writes about the New Yorker cartoon that has offended many Poles; the beatroot responds with a childhood story.

Gambia: The Healer President

Blog Politique du Sénégal isn't sure (Fr) whether to laugh or cry about Gambian President Yahia Jammeh's new healer functions: “[He] has taken up a career as a marabout healer....

Japan and Korea: Takeshima/Dokdo dispute and cat's day

Feb 22 is is Takeshima Day , but also the cat's day in Japan; as James in Japan Prob said, cat's day is more excited than the Japan-Korea dispute over...

Russia: Vladimir Vladimirovich™ Translated

Scraps of Moscow translates three episodes of Vladimir Vladimirovich™ that “deal with last week's promotions of Sergei Ivanov and Ramzan Kadyrov.” Also, see photos of the Soviet-time soda machines taken...

Russia: Ivan Ushkov's Case

Ivan Ushkov, a St. Petersburg artist, had his computer and some of his work confiscated by the police; officers threatened to shut down his photo business located on Nevsky Prospekt....

Saudi Arabia: Camera or Magic Wand?

Saudi-based American blogger Nzingha shows us how it would take a miracle to change her camera to a magic wand here.

Bahrain: Duct-Taped Plane

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif had to endure a flight from Kuwait to Bahrain in a “duct-taped” airplane. To understand what I am talking about look at this picture here.

Slovenia: Brown Bears

The Glory of Carniola discusses the “unexplored economic potential” of Slovenia's decision to cull its brown bear population.

Hungary: News Roundup

Pestcentric covers the following topics in the most recent posts: the complexities of the Hungarian language; Hungary's “Turkeygate” scandal; Hungarian pseudo-terrorists posting videos on YouTube – here and here; construction...

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