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Archive for April, 2008

2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) APR 25 2008

Friday, April 25th, 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 #84

DEAR AUNTY,

Is it true that the world’s finest burlesque striptease performer and glamour pin-up model is actually from Goa?

Pimpi.
…………..

Dear Pimpi:

Gosh…did you mean Goan’doline Lamour?!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.

2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) APR 24 2008

Thursday, April 24th, 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 #83

DEAR AUNTY,

Can you recall for me that 1944 movie, starring Bing Crosby, about two Goan priests Fr. O’Malley and Fr. Fitzgibbon?

Bisp.
…………..

Dear Bisp:

Yes, it was…”Goan My Way”!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.

2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) APR 23 2008

Wednesday, April 23rd, 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 #82

DEAR AUNTY,

Is it true that the late Harold Robbins’ first major blockbuster novel was an epic on Goa?

Moghi.
…………..

Dear Moghi:

Yes…”Where Love Has Goan”!!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.

2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) APR 22 2008

Tuesday, April 22nd, 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 #81

DEAR AUNTY,

Is it true that the famous British monarch Henry VIII’s first wife was from Goa?

Rani.
…………..

Dear Rani:

Oh yes…Catarin of Ara’goan!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.

2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) APR 21 2008

Monday, April 21st, 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 #80

DEAR AUNTY,

My Goan friend’s egg business in Kerala is failing. Any suggestions?

Oeuf.
…………..

Dear Oeuf:

Aw, leave it be. It’s just a goan anda!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.



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