Stories about Humor from October, 2017
In Japanese, the 'kyr' in 'Kyrgyz' sounds a lot like 'kill'.
Neta, a comic strip about a young woman who works as software engineer, has become a fixture of Macedonian tech culture.
"Reverence to every creature is the basic norms of Hindu mythology. Today is the day of Dog in Nepal. Happy 'Kukur Tihar' (Dog worshiping)"
"Long ago, back in 2016, everything was OK in the country, except the preparation of ajvar in public spaces. 'Around ten people have been fined for making ajvar'"
Seasoned autocrat Nursultan Nazarbayev is finally participating in a competitive presidential election. (Just not in his own country).
The warm welcome of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan by Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić during a state visit this week incited many satirical comments on nationalism and media freedoms.
"Becoming a blood donor on Facebook is like feeding the poor by forwarding food pictures on WhatsApp."
Some people have fun hanging clothes in Japan, while others appear to be indifferent to the task.
"[Wikipedia] is free and public...It's senseless to demand editing from a source that can be edited by anyone."