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· October, 2009

Stories about Humor from October, 2009

Guyana: Uniformity

Individualism and free expression are made up of much more than clothing. Signifyin’ Guyana explains.

Saudi Arabia: Stuff Saudi People Like

Find out what Stuff Saudi People Like on this blog.

Trinidad & Tobago: Long Live The Queen!

Tongue very much in cheek, This Beach Called Life is pleased that the Queen of England is coming to Trinidad, since the Minister of Works, “fearing his ass would be...

Egypt: Dictators and their wives

After seeing pictures of Cameroon's first lady, Egyptian Zeinobia remarks: “I do not how much money she spent on her hair and her looks but I know the people of...

Bahrain: T-shirt wanted

Bahraini Ali Abdulemam needs a T-shirt. He doesn't know where to get to from.

Brazil: The challenge of hosting a worthwhile Olympic Games

Brazilians highlight the problems that the country will have to deal with before the 2016 Olympic Games with wry humor, hoping that organizers will learn from the mistakes made during...

Guyana: Here Comes The Rain Again

Guyana-Gyal‘s garden writes a love letter to the rain.

Serbia: Preparations for Medvedev's Visit

Belatedly, a mock review of the preparations for president Dmitry Medvedev's visit to Belgrade – at Belgraded: “He already was in Serbia once last year, but this time there’s a...

China and U.S: Oba Mao

A new icon combining Chairman Mao Zedong and U.S President Obama is on the rise in China. Check this out: Serving the people T-shirt and Oba Mao bag.

Trinidad & Tobago: Line Up

“Trinidadians and queuing? what is that?” Know TnT.com explains.

Jamaica: Natural Selection

From Jamaica, Annie Paul posts a list of “videos, blogs and articles I find totally worth recommending.”

Serbia: Moja Rusija/My Russia Party

Belgraded writes about a new Serbian party – the Moja Rusija (My Russia) Party: “As it usually happens, the best kind of comedy is the non-intentional kind.”

Barbados: Take Note

B.C. Pires posts notes supposedly passed between Caricom leaders during the Caricom Single Market & Economy meeting: “I certify theses notes as authentic: I made them up myself.”

Latvia: Political Cartoons

Political cartoons from Latvia, at Baltic blog – here and here.

Japan: The Buddha girls

They call them 'Buddha girls' (仏女 butsujo), Japanese ladies in their 30s or 40s passionate about visiting temples and admiring statues of Buddha and Bodhisattva.

Trinidad & Tobago: Red Light

“We are a nation that takes too long to get anywhere and when we do get there we are met with No Parking signs, wreckers and gun-toting bandits who already...

Israel: Hacking Ahmedinejad's Gmail Account– With Screenshot

Israellycool and Israel at Ground Level display a hacked screenshot of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's Gmail account. Correspondents include Osama Bin Laden, Hassan Nasrallah, Hugo Chavez, Kim Jong Il, and...

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