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

February 24th, 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 #24

DEAR AUNTY,

Cinderella’s boyfriend from Goa dumped her and stole all her clothes! How can she go for the big Easter dance now, without her beautiful sequined robe?

Joe Goa
…………..

Dear Joe:

Oh she’ll just get a new ‘goan’ for the Ball!!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


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

February 23rd, 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 #23

DEAR AUNTY,

Legend has it we’re descended from an advanced race of hygienic Goencars from deep space, who colonized Goa through the starship “Enterprise”. Do you know who?

Capt. Kirk
…………..

Dear Capt. Kirk:

Haha….Klin’goans !!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


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

February 22nd, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #22

DEAR AUNTY,

Breaking news! Dinosaur fossils of the Komodo species found in Goa – what do you think it will be named?

George.
…………..

Dear George:

Haha….Dra’goan !!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


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

February 21st, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #21

DEAR AUNTY,

Do you know the ancient slang of Goa from which our modern Konkani dialect is derived?

Ulopi.
…………..

Dear Ulopi:

Yes….jar’goan!!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) FEB 20 2008

February 20th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #20

DEAR AUNTY,

Is it true that the gangster da’das from up north helped to form the unique goon subculture of Goa?

Gandu.
…………..

Dear Gandu:

Yes, these thugs are known as goan’das !

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.




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