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2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) FEB 14 2008

February 14th, 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 #14

DEAR AUNTY,

The Dudhsagar waterfalls – Karnataka has claimed them and named them, yet they’re on Goa’s side of the border! What do you think, Aunty?

Dude.
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Dear Dude:

They’re Goan under a Falls name!!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) FEB 13 2008

February 13th, 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 #13

DEAR AUNTY,

After Rihanna’s performance at the Grammys last weekend, rumors are swirling that not only is the naughty one from Goa, but that she’ll be performing a hit at the Convention! Do you know which one?

Geeta.
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Dear Geeta:

Of course! “Good Girl Goan Bad” by Rihanna.

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) FEB 12 2008

February 12th, 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 #12

DEAR AUNTY,

No-one from Goa has ever qualified for the Olympic rifle-bore shooting event. What do you think of my chances?

Rafael.
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Dear Rafael:

Goan, give it a shot!!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


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

February 11th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #11

DEAR AUNTY,

It seems the world-famous long, tall comedian Rowan Atkinson is actually from Goa! But he’s never visited our beautiful land. What can you say about someone like that?

Fanny.
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Dear Fanny:

He’s Bean long goan!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


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

February 10th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #10

DEAR AUNTY,

It seems Remo’s sold so many CD’s, HMV is going to present him with his ‘nam’ engraved on a plate of the most precious metal! Comment.

Kanta R.
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Dear Kanta R.:

He’s a goan platey-nam!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.




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