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· April, 2008

Stories about Humor from April, 2008

Kuwait: No to No Pants Day

yawWAR, from Kuwait, (Ar) writes about No Pants Day, being celebrated on May 2. He hopes that day won't find it's way to Kuwait any time soon.

Jordan: That Toyota Ferrari

Jordanian Lulu shares one of the stupidest things she has ever uttered in this post. She recalls: ‘Me: “I saw a cool car today.” Brother (15 at the time):”Really? What...

Sri Lanka: Status Symbol

“Your degree of access to an air conditioned environment indicates how close (or far away) you are to the vast underclass of permanent poverty,” comments Cerno on third world’s biggest...

Sri Lanka: Status Symbol

“Your degree of access to an air conditioned environment indicates how close (or far away) you are to the vast underclass of permanent poverty,” comments Cerno on third world’s biggest...

Hong Kong: Shit, the Holy Torch is Coming to Town!

Mo bu yen from inmediahk.net wrote a citizen report about the government's preparation for the coming of Olympic torch – Shit, the Holy torch is coming to town [zh].

Zimbabwe: Election humour on YouTube

Ethan writes “Dark humor about Zimbabwe”: “You might have missed it, because I buried it at the bottom of the last (long) post. What follows below is a very funny...

Jordan: Mixed Signals

“Can the same facebook contact add an application called (The Latest Hunk) and within the same day join a group called (Proud to be a Muslim) ?” asks Hani Obaid...

China: I Want My Two Bucks

Hanhan commented on the lawsuit against CNN in New York and pointed out that the lawyer had never gotten approval letter from 1.3 billion Chinese to represent them in the...

Overheard in Jordan

From Jordan, Salam shares a conversation she overheard at a fast food joint in Amman.

Cambodia: Funny signs

ZJ posts funny and creative signs in the streets of Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Lost Brazilian ballooning priest carried into the blogosphere

This time the story is rather sad, but the blogosphere is exploding with humorous takes on the tragedy of a Brazilian Roman Catholic priest who is missing after drifting out...

Jamaica: Been a Long Time Since I Rock n’ Rolled

Too old to rock n’ roll? Jamaican Marlon James can identify.

Korea: Roh Moo Hyun and Japanese Netizens

The previous Korean President, Roh Moo Hyun, as I wrote a previous post, ‘ Roh Moo Hyun Syndrome (March 30, 2008)’ has become famous even after his retirement due to...

Poland: Road Signs

Polish road signs – at Polandian: “All road signs should be taken with a pinch of salt and interpretations read with tongue firmly in cheek.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Official Graffiti?

“On an abandoned wall in Port of Spain, a graffiti artist declares the right for public art”: Thebookmann explains.

Japan: Love and Hate Story of the Mascot Character, “Sento-kun”

Creepy?! Ugly?! Sacrilegious?! Not many people are happy about the mascot character for the Commemorative Events of the 1300th Anniversary of the Nara-Heijyoko Capital to be held in 2010. The...

Slovakia: Unnerved by McCain's Logo Star

Bratislava-based Deleted by Tomorrow finds “that five-pointed star at the top [of John McCain's campaign logo] a bit unnerving.”

Syria: Chocolate Thief

Wouldn't you hate it if someone waited for you to go pray, to steal your… chocolates?! Kinan from Jar of Juice, shares his “bitter” experience with a co-worker.

Guyana: Walking Shoes

Guyana-Gyal goes for a walk.

Uganda: Government refuses passport to transgender woman

A post by Gay in Uganda last week reveals the discrimination the country's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) population faces when applying for travel documents.

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