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· February, 2017

Stories about Humor from February, 2017

South Africans Share Funny Things They Believed While Growing Up

"If someone jumps a leg over you, you won't grow tall unless they unjump you"

Government in Azerbaijan: It's a Family Affair!

President Ilham Aliyev just made his wife First Vice President. What did your Valentine give you?

A Dozen or More Things Tropical Cyclone Dineo Should Have Taken Away From South Africa

"#ThingsDineoShouldTakeWithHer...Corrupt politicians, sure we'll lose 10% of our population but it'll be worth it."

Controversial ‘Crashing Airplane’ Advertisement Stirs Serbian Presidential Elections Debate

"No one in political history has released a [campaign ad] showing he's ready to take citizens to their deaths if they don't do his bidding."

The Unofficial Mascot for Russia's Government Censor Is an Erotic Anime Character

The dominatrix anime figure “Roskomnadzor-chan,” named after a federal agency and known for her role in an erotic online comic, has somehow become the unofficial mascot for Russia's state censor.

Greece Reaches for the Stars: Trolling Peaks After Greek Space Agency's Inauguration

"At last, we will search for memoranda on the moon".

How to Crack a Joke in Trump's America

Comedians are grappling with their craft in the Trump era. Hari Kondabolu, for one, says he plans to stay aggressive.

These Classic Cartoons That Took on Dictatorships Are So Relevant Today

"They're building a wall around the village to keep the other Smurfs in. And to keep us out!"

Russia's Latest Internet Meme Is a Friendly Dutch-Designed Abomination

If you spend too much time browsing the Russian Internet, you’ve definitely encountered a bizarre-looking walrus thing sitting on a chair, clasping his hands in quiet anticipation. That's Zhdun.

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