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· July, 2009

Stories about Humor from July, 2009

Global: George W. Bush as Middle East Envoy?

An opinion piece written for Newsweek suggesting George W. Bush make an excellent complement to U.S. President Obama as Middle East envoy has made waves in the blogosphere.

Trinidad & Tobago: PM vs. the Media

As the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago declares that the media is against him, says: “My olive branch for the Prime Minister would be, ‘You fix the government,...

Trinidad & Tobago: Thoughts on Alleged Plot

Of the alleged plot to assassinate the Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister, This Beach Called Life says: “Strangely, no one has been arrested even though the Papa claims he knows...

Czech Republic, Russia: “Putin Goes To Pikalyovo” and Scraps of Moscow write about a Russian YouTube rendition of a 1970s Czech song, which mocks PM Vladimir Putin.

India: Best Interior Design Blogs

BlogAdda showcases nine best Indian interior design blogs.

Bhutan: Expensive Chilies

Penstar is irked by the skyrocketed price of chilies in Bhutan. The blogger puns: “What is so special about that? The answer is so simple because they are coated with...

Europe: “EU Terminology for Dummies”

“EU Terminology for Dummies” – at Kosmopolito.

Syria: Who eats fruit?

Syrian Kinan Jarjous argues against eating fruit in this humourous post.

Japan: Cat mania

The spreading of communities of people with same interests and hobbies is not new in the internet society. Netizens often exchange news, suggestions and picture on things and activities they...

Bahrain: No to Eating Corn in Shop

On Twitpic, Bahraini Twitter user Hussein Nasser posts a photograph of a sign posted in a boutique which reads: “You are not allowed to eat sweet corn inside the shop.”

India: Once a teacher, always a teacher

I love life…So I Explore tells us how easy it is to spot a teacher – they are always in the teaching mode, inside the classroom and out.

Trinidad & Tobago: We Have A Problem

In anticipation of the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing, Trinidad-based blogger This Beach Called Life thinks that Port of Spain has a problem.

Barbados: Man Power

Faced with appliance problems, Barbadian blogger Ingrid Persaud “decided it was time to deploy the only weapon that works in getting things done in Bim: an assertive man.”

Belarus: The Grünwald pillow battle

LJ user reaktivny puz advertises [RUS] a 15 July celebration of the 1410 battle at Grünwald (Tannenberg) by staging a battle with pillows.

UAE: What does Google know about Dubai?

What does Google know about Dubai? Grapeshisha has the story in this post.

Azerbaijan: An Interview with Scary Azeri

Unashamedly acerbic, but alway humorous, Scary Azeri in Suburbs has fast become popular with many interested in the South Caucasus and posts have even been republished by the media in...

Russia: Why Medvedev was drowsy at G8 summit

LJ user supehero gives his very own explanation [RUS] to why President Medvedev looked so drowsy at the G8 summit in Italy.

Dominican Republic: The 2nd Happiest Country in the World?

The recent news that the Dominican Republic is the 2nd happiest country in the world has “caused hilarity and even skepticism” and Rocío Díaz of Monaco [es] takes a look...

Barbados: Travel Questions

“Times are hard and money is too tight to mention. If you can still afford a vacation we really want you to come to our small rock”: Barbadian blogger Ingrid...

Azerbaijan: Canine reflections

Scary Azeri in Suburbs features a special guest post from her Baku-born Rottweiler who compares life as a dog in the United Kingdom with that of Azerbaijan.

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