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· October, 2008

Stories about Humor from October, 2008

Ukraine: “A Lawyer and a Ukrainian” Joke

Russia Blog shares a joke about “a lawyer and a Ukrainian.”

Serbia: Belgrade Bus Drivers

Stories about Belgrade's eccentric public bus drivers – at Belgraded.

Russia, U.S.: Sergei Elkin's U.S. Election Cartoons

Ukrainiana writes about Russian cartoonist Sergei Elkin and his cartoons on the U.S. presidential race.

How to Drive in Morocco

From Warp to Weft writes some rules on how to drive in Morocco.

Japan: Marriage with anime characters

(the) Road to the Deep East blogs about a signature campaign by a Japanese man demanding Japanese government to permit the marriage with anime characters, legally.

Angola: On the mermaid Kianda and other mythical beings

Angola has several stories, legends and mythical characters which, like a breath of fresh air, feed the imagination of young ones and adults alike, giving wealth to Angolan history and...

Japan: Expression of surprise

Blogger and comedian Hirokazu Fujii [藤井宏和] snaps a picture and catches an expression of surprise [ja].

Uzbekistan: Karimov Comes to Town

Nathan reports on a prank by New York's Citylife blog, which sent a letter to a handful of NYC politicians claiming to be from Alisher Vohidov, Uzbekistan’s consul general to...

Climate Analysis of Rihanna's ‘Shut up and Drive’ Video

Empivot is an online green media aggregator, or as its tag line says, it is the ‘Online Network for Green Video’. Members can upload video, browse channels such as Renewable...

Jordan: Dog Attacks Car

Dog attacks car? Karkoor from Jordan links to this story from Australia.

Israel: Desiring the Druze

Anglo-Arab blogger Doshka has decided that Druze men are ‘hot': “In Israel, they are quite possibly all first cousins because they can neither marry out of the sect, nor can...

Guyana: Ladylike?

Guyana-Gyal isn't quite sure what “ladies living in proper places” actually do.

Lebanon: Arabic Names

Reflecting on the meanings of Arabic names, A Diamond's Eye View of the World shares this list of the names of mostly Lebanese personalities – and how their names translate...

Bangladesh: Milk and Melamine

Bangladesh corporate blog takes a satirical look at the controversy regarding the recent findings of melamine tainted milk powder in Bangladesh market and the government's inability to take quick actions...

Trinidad & Tobago: RIP Email

Trinidadian blogger Taran Rampersad‘s email address finally kicks the bucket.

Barbados, U.S.A.: Ordinary Joes?

Barbadian bloggers Doan Mind Me and Living in Barbados share a few observations about the final US Presidential debate.

Cameroon In The Eyes of British And American Volunteers

There are very few Cameroonian bloggers based in Cameroon. This vacuum has been occupied by volunteers working in the country (mainly) for the British organization Volunteer Service Overseas (VSO) and...

Guyana: Customer is Always Right

Guyana-Gyal and her mother teach some young entrepreneurs a thing or two about business.

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: “Bushisms”

“Regardless of what people think of Bush he will be remembered for the war in Iraq and standing next to Tony Blair. But mostly he will be remembered for his...

China: Text Messages on Sanlu

Shenzhen Fieldnotes translates some mobile text messages on the Sanlu poisonous milk scandal.

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