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2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) MAR 31 2008

Monday, March 31st, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

DELHI AUNTY: from “Aunties Don’t Bite” operetta. all rights reserved © 2008 Edgar i

original goan haiku #59

DEAR AUNTY,

There’s this old slave song from Goa, I think it’s called “Old Black Joe” or something….Would you happen to know how it starts, or the first line?

Criad.
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Dear Criad:

“Goan are the days…”!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.

2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) MAR 30 2008

Sunday, March 30th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

DELHI AUNTY: from “Aunties Don’t Bite” operetta. all rights reserved © 2008 Edgar i

original goan haiku #58

DEAR AUNTY,

I’ve heard that an African general of Goan origin achieved renown in Nigeria – would you happen to know his name?

Sani Abacha.
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Dear Sani:

Certainly…Gen. Yakubu Go’an!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.

2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) MAR 29 2008

Saturday, March 29th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

DELHI AUNTY: from “Aunties Don’t Bite” operetta. all rights reserved © 2008 Edgar i

original goan haiku #57

DEAR AUNTY,

Do you know of a famous US actress, star of soaps like “Flamingo Road”, etc., who dated US Presidential candidate John Kerry? Apparently her origins are from Goa!

Wilmix.
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Dear Wilmix:

Of course!….Mor’goan Fairchild!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.

2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) MAR 28 2008

Friday, March 28th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

DELHI AUNTY: from “Aunties Don’t Bite” operetta. all rights reserved © 2008 Edgar i

original goan haiku #56

DEAR AUNTY,

Goans are famous for their inventiveness! Can you name any famous modern catch-phrase that originated from Goa?

Vitti.
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Dear Vitti:

Of course!….”You’re goan down, dude!”

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.

2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) MAR 27 2008

Thursday, March 27th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

DELHI AUNTY: from “Aunties Don’t Bite” operetta. all rights reserved © 2008 Edgar i

original goan haiku #55

DEAR AUNTY,

What was the name of the most famous war movie of Goa, based on the Alistair Maclean thriller of the same name?

Maro.
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Dear Maro:

Definitely…”Goans of Navarone!”

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.



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