· September, 2008

Stories about Humor from September, 2008

China: 2008 Internet Buzz Words Video

  11 September 2008

My mother doesn't know how to go online She looks very busy everyday She says the internet is no good Everything inside is very yellow and very violent Oh mama, who tells you so? Oh mama, what you say thunder-shocks me Oh mama, let your son tell you I go online to buy sauce (majority onlookers)

Cyprus: A New Water Solution

  6 September 2008

The Cyprus Blog posts a video of a humorous, yet innovative, way of solving the water shortage problem in Cyprus. Of course it does involve stealing the water from your neighbors’ water surplus tank and putting it into your own tank, but as long as no one has a video...

Oman: Ramadan Unusual

  4 September 2008

You might think that the recent activity at the Omani blogosphere is mostly about the religious atmosphere of the holy month of Ramadan, but strangely the majority of the posts are anything but Ramadanic, reports Riyadh Al Balushi, from Oman.

Cuba, Barbados, U.S.A.: Palin's Speech

  4 September 2008

While Cuban diaspora blogger Babalu is “still a bit in awe from Palin's speech last night”, Barbadian diaspora blogger Jdid says: “She tried to attack Obama on some trivial stuff that he's been attacked on before, she didn't break new ground and with her Tina Fey look and those weak...

Jamaica: ‘Bata’ Bouncers

  4 September 2008

“Nothing seemed to say ‘made in Jamaica’ as much as Bata”: Long Bench discovers the roots of the shoe brand that saw her through her school years and realises “there’s a little bit of us in what we consume.”