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· September, 2013

Stories about Humor from September, 2013

30 September 2013

Chinese City Invites Web Users to Correct Its ‘Chinglish’

To attract more foreigners to work in Shenzhen, the city has launched a campaign to wipe out poorly translated public signs.

29 September 2013

Saudi Clergyman Delivers Ground-breaking Science on Why Women Shouldn't Drive

Women in Saudi Arabia should not drive because driving will have adverse effects on their pelvis and ovaries, says a religious scholar. No Kidding.

25 September 2013

India: Rape? Its Womens’ Fault

Rumors Fly that Putin Has Remarried

RuNet Echo

There have long been rumors that Putin has a romantic relationship with gymnast Alina Kabaeva. That gossip has flared up again, with suspicion that they may finally have wed.

With Outcome Foretold, Tajik Elections Spark Online Ridicule

In the run-up to presidential vote in Tajikistan, netizens ridicule the country's incumbent president, opposition leaders, and electoral process.

17 September 2013

Why Are Saudi Boys Painting their Nails?

Saudi boys are painting their nails and showing off their hairy legs as part of a Twitter hashtag which translates to Take a Picture of Yourself Like a Girl Does.

14 September 2013

Where Parody Ends and Politics Begin: Comedians Running for Office

One of the members of Portugal's well-known parody group Homens da Luta is running for mayor. In Portugal and Brazil, celebrities running for office is nothing new.

6 September 2013

Russia's True Symbol: A Chechen Mosque?

RuNet Echo

The second round of a contest to choose ten lesser-known Russian tourist attractions turned violent on Saturday, August 31, 2013, when a crowd in Grozny began egging select telecoms offices.

1 September 2013

Putin's Kiss: Redux

RuNet Echo

Netizens joke about Putin's penchant for public displays of affection.

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