Stories about Humor from June, 2007
India: On Dirty Gold, Tamil Muslims and Orkut
Gold and diamonds are symbols of purity and love, but Desi Italiana from Passtheroti has arguments to believe why gold, the “Indian Passion” is dirty and why diamonds “forever” are sodden with blood. While reasoning with women and their love for gold, she points out why gold pollutes. She also...
Tom Q finally sets up his Facebook profile and learns that he's in good company – the Premier of Bermuda is on there too.
Kenya: SMS and politics in Kenya
assidous on SMS and politics in Kenya: “This is an SMS that landed in my cellphone yesterday. I thought i would share it out. It came in Kikuyu and i took time to translate it for you: TRANSLATION: Hi, how is your day? May the Lord protect you from the...
Pakistan: The Candidate
the olive ream uses the usual sarcasm to portray a candidate for the US president. “As soon as possible after taking office, I will commence buying for the United Domains Of Heaven other pacified countries’ bombs, mines, large ammunition, rockets, tanks, armored vehicles, artillery and other metal weapons of war...
‘Bean Curd Soup Woman’
‘Bean Curd Soup Woman’ (doin-jang-nyeo: a new term to indicate women who are crazy about material and western products) is the result of a philosophy of ‘treatment of women as inferior to men’ rooted in Korean society. A male blogger says [ko]