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2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) MAR 11 2008

March 11th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #39

DEAR AUNTY,

It seems Goa’s most famous dancers, Jason and Sylvia, are putting on a dance spectacular, from Greek mythology, proving that Goans were originally transported astronautically from Greece to Goa! Do you know the name of this extravaganza?

Nachpi.
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Dear Nachpi:

“Jason and the Ar’goan’auts!”

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) MAR 10 2008

March 10th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #38

DEAR AUNTY,

Which tailor from Goa, master of sartorial splendour, invented the universal night-suit, named especially after him?

Kurta.
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Dear Kurta:

Haha!…..the dressing’goan!”

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) MAR 9 2008

March 9th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #37

DEAR AUNTY,

Which is the most famous comic opera from Goa, produced to such success in London, by the musical duo of Gulbadh and Salluvani?

Operbai.
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Dear Operbai:

Oh yes… “The Goan’doliers!”

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) MAR 8 2008

March 8th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #36

DEAR AUNTY,

For which world-famous affliction, was a cure discovered by sailors in Goa?

Kolvon.
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Dear Kolvon:

Oh you mean… Goan’orrhea !!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) MAR 7 2008

March 7th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #35

DEAR AUNTY,

I’ve written a khell teatro based on Greek mythology. My tragic heroine, an aunt who is anti-establishment, seeks to bury her brother, killed by police excesses, as both are considered enemies of the State. In the style of Sophoclean tragedies, can you suggest a name for my play and heroine?

Jacob.
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Dear Jacob:

How about… “Aunti’goan” !!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.




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