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· June, 2007

Stories about Humor from June, 2007

Bahrain: The Tale of a ‘Legal Slave’

No longer a tax haven, people in Bahrain are fuming at the introduction of a one per cent tax to benefit an Unemployment Fund. Bloggers caught on the bug and...

Libya: Blogger Back in Action

Libyan blogger Highlander announces her come back after being AWOL for a while. She also gives us a few sneak previews of what was happening on her blogosphere.

Guyana: Carbon Credits

“The tee vee does keep me company while I embroider, but if I switch it off and listen to them voices in me head instead, I can get credits for...

Taiwan: Fifth Day Festival

(photo courtesy of judie) Fifth Day Festival is another name for the Dragon Boat Festival or Duanwu Festival because it is May fifth in the lunar calendar (June 19th this...

Palestine: Evil Eye

Dino Chocoholic, a Palestinian blogger living in the UAE, thinks she has been cast with an evil eye. Click here to read more.

Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina: “Fuse”

As Albanians prepared for George W. Bush's visit, Bosnia Vault was reminded of a wonderful film – “a dark comedy” – about Bill Clinton’s visit to the Bosnian town of...

Tunisia: Axis of Evil

Subzero Blue from Tunisia highly recommends watching the comedies produced by Axis of Evil. “Comedy is one of the best ways to bring people together, making them able to look...

Lebanon: Lebanese with Funny Accents

Perpetual Refugee, from Lebanon, discusses the antics and politics of Lebanese living in diaspora here.

How to avoid prison in Korea

How to avoid prison in Korea. A blogger introduces Korean vocabulary useful for avoiding Korean prison through an English learning textbook.

Russia: Moscow's Top Secret and Other Exaggerations

According to a recent survey by Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Moscow is “the world’s most expensive city for expatriates for the second consecutive year.” To Moscow locals, however, Mercer’s findings...

Have you been pressed by scissors?

Have you been pressed by scissors? In the middle of sleeping, have you felt that you have some nightmares and your body doesn’t move at your will? It’s expressed in...

Have you been pressed by scissors?

Have you been pressed by scissors? In the middle of sleeping, have you felt that you have some nightmares and your body doesn’t move at your will? It’s expressed in...

Malaysia: Cartoon Characters in Parliament

Malaysian blogger Cowboy Caleb feels with Malaysian parliamentarians around, one does not need to watch cartoon network.

Guyana: Jumbies

“Guyanese blame every event, behaviour or sign that we can’t explain on jumbies…ghosts…dead people spirit.” Guyana-Gyal explains.

Czech Rebublic: Panorama Blast

Arellanes.com offers a theory on how the Czech pranksters managed to insert footage of a nuclear blast into the regular live footage of the Czech countryside on a state-owned TV...

Poland: Email Joke

An email joke on “the only way any sort of controversial programming can make it on TV” in Poland – at Eternal Remont.

Guyana: Seeing is Believing

Guyana-Gyal will not believe she has a rodent problem until she sees it with her own eyes - but she's setting down a few traps just in case.

Russia: Lost ATM Card

A horror story, almost, from Darkness At Noon: you're in Russia, and you use one of those ATM machines that gives you the money first and then returns your card,...

Arabeyes: The Middle East in Pictures

This week's pictorial tour of the Middle East takes us to a wedding with a difference in Amman, Kuwait in a dust storm, where Lebanese escape the news and finally...

Guyana: Pest Problem?

“Instantly, a series of nervous breakdowns hit me, biff bang thud, bradaps, just so they take me down, piece by piece, ow, somebody hold me, hold me and sop me...

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