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· May, 2014

Stories about Humor from May, 2014

A Prison Break Story with Chinese Character

  28 May 2014

Two peasants from Hunan pretended to be UN peacekeeping officers in order to rescue their friend from jail. It is a failed attempt but full of dark humor. Off Beat China translated the news story.

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VIRAL VIDEO: ‘But We're Speaking Japanese’

  25 May 2014

A video skit of a Japanese waitress serving a group of foreign-looking customers who speak Japanese has gone viral. The clip has resonated among many Japanese-speaking expats who occasionally experience how local Japanese communicate with foreigners based not on the language they are speaking but on how they look. Watch the...

Bermuda: 12-Step Politics

  17 May 2014

Breezeblog thinks that Bermuda's politicians, “being…self-important, self-serving, egotists”, could use some help – but he doesn't hold out much hope for any 12-step programme they could possibly come up with.

Google Nest, They Know Your Data

  15 May 2014

The blog Infoactivismo reports [es] about the parodic launching of Google Nest on the recent edition of Re:publica 14 in Berlin. After reviewing the fictitious features of the product, the site adds: The goal was to make evident the policies of data usage people are accepting with considering the amount...

Guyana: Laugh & Learn

  14 May 2014

Guyana Gyal blogs about the power of laughter: Through the use of humour, she was able to help a young woman be confident enough to learn.

“With Loose Hair”

  10 May 2014

Denise Duncan, author of the blog Este no es el blog de Denise, shares an incident [es] that happened to her in the subway, when she faced two youngsters who were staring at her hair: ME: Hey, I know you two are talking about my hair and that you are...

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