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· November, 2008

Stories about Humor from November, 2008

Mozambique: Different views of condom use in Africa

In a country which struggles to combat AIDS, twenty million condoms are distributed every year. Considering that at least 4 million Mozambican men are sexually active from a population of...

Venezuela: Jose Ignacio Cabrujas and His Mark on Society

One of the great Venezuelan critics provided thoughts on daily life. However, since his passing, many are left wondering what he would have said about the events of today. Jose...

Trinidad & Tobago: Predictors

This Beach Called Life makes a few “psychic” predictions about Trinidad and Tobago.

Guyana: To Cut or Not To Cut

Guyana-Gyal thinks her lime tree is an ingrate, but is in a conundrum about whether or not to cut it down.

Jamaica: Don't Worry, Be Happy

Active Voice wants to let you know “that despite the global financial meltdown and the downfall of another wall–Wall Street–WE ARE NOT IN PANIC MODE in Jamaica.”

Saudi Arabia: Showing true support

Nzhinga has been trying to persuade her young son that he should study and not rely on becoming a famous soccer star; after all, he might get injured and not...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Getting the Dish

“Growing up I was made to believe that roast breadfruit and saltfish was the national dish of St Vincent and the Grenadines”: Abeni says that local culinary fare is facing...

Trinidad & Tobago: Godliness?

This Beach Called Life suggests that the members of Trinidad and Tobago's government are “Gods of The Good Times”: “The bad and hard times fall squarely on the lap of...

Japan: Economic recession? A dejavue.

id:norikku225 at Let's survive the subprime shock! (サブプライムショックを生き残ろう!) [ja] comments on news that the Japanese economy has entered a recession, as reported by national [ja] andinternational [en] media. The blogger...

China: Liberate Taiwan with Sexy PLA

Wang Ning suggested to liberate Taiwan with sexy PLA like these pictures…

Poland: “Vexations of the Englishman”

At Polandian, island1 shares his “vexations of the Englishman in Poland.”

Guyana: A Snake Story

Guyana-Gyal says that her life sometimes feels “like endless days of stories, anecdotes, drama, comedy, tragic-comedy, punctuated by…ssssssssnake!”

Thailand: Funny toilets

Bangkok Guru posts funny pictures of toilets in Thailand.

Japan: Full-speed ahead for Christmas and New Year's Eve

Blogger at Techtech to Tuzuru Nichijô Essay Book (テクテクとつづる日常エッセイブック) [jp] describes how, since the first week of November, Tokyo is already lit up for Christmas, everybody seems to walk faster,...

Korea: Why are you still single?

Autumn… fallen leaves and colorful trees, and a romantic season. Autumn is regarded as a season when you feel lonely, you feel a good appetite, and feel a strong reading...

Jamaica: Only in Jamaica

A Fe Me Page Dis Iyah posts photos of some humourous scenarios that could be “ONLY IN JAMAICA, MON!”

Serbia: Barbie and Ken in National Dress

A Yankee-in-Belgrade writes that he has “seen many a Barbie and Ken in national dress of countries where I've traveled and now Serbia is no exception.”

Trinidad & Tobago: “Radio Raid” Reactions

The fallout over the Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister's visit to a radio station to complain about critical comments made against him during a newscast appears to have only just...

Trinidad & Tobago: 007

“I didn’t recognize him at first since he had changed so many times over the years. What eventually gave him away was the use of his precise British accent to...

Africa: Making future presidents?

Stood in the Congo: “Now Obama has won, many American women will come here to try and make the next President.”

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