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2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) FEB 19 2008

February 19th, 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 #19

DEAR AUNTY,

My cousin from Goa vanished in Florence, Italy, whilst visiting the Leaning Tower. Do you know where she might be?

Pishem.
…………..

Dear Pishem:

She’s goan out for Pisa !!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) FEB 18 2008

February 18th, 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 #18

DEAR AUNTY,

Is it true the world-famous U.S. Defence Headquarters was designed by and named after a talented immigrant artist from Goa?

Hamas.
…………..

Dear Hamas:

Yes! That’s why its called the “Painter’goan” !!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) FEB 17 2008

February 17th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #17

DEAR AUNTY,

My friends the Wong family from Goenchin restaurant in Goa, are doing everything to the contrary here in Canada – including driving on the opposite side of the road! Aunty, why can’t they all go right?

Carrera.
…………..

Dear Carrera:

Because they’re all goan wong!!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) FEB 16 2008

February 16th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #16

DEAR AUNTY,

I heard vandals destroyed Abbe Faria’s head statue in Panjim! What happened?

Jacob.
…………..

Dear Jacob:

Oh, he’s just a goan bust!!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) FEB 15 2008

February 15th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #15

DEAR AUNTY,

My dude dumped me on Valentine’s! How could he be so heartless after pledging to love me forever?

Jill TD.
…………..

Dear Jill:

Goan back on his promise? Baby, just goan alone!!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.




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