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

February 9th, 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 #9

DEAR AUNTY,

Our sociology teacher told us Gujarati grandmas, called Ba, are more hardworking than Nanas, our Goan grandmas! Is he fruity or what??

Kedin.
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Dear Kedin:

He’s prob. goan ba’nanas!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


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

February 8th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #8

DEAR AUNTY,

Folks say the first Italian boats carrying our shippies to the West, were named after the almighty dollar, by our boys. Do you know what they were called?

Dolly.
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Dear Dolly:

Yes – Goan’dolas !

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


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

February 7th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #7

DEAR AUNTY,

I heard Kelly Clarkson will be performing one of her greatest hits live specially for the Convention!
Do you know which one?

Nelly.
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Dear Nelly:

“Since You Been Goan!!”

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) FEB 6 2008

February 6th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #6

DEAR AUNTY,

Which was the most famous Spanish- Latino song to come out of Goa??

Fidel.
…………..

Dear Fidel:

Goan’tanamera!!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) FEB 5 2008

February 5th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #5

DEAR AUNTY,

My friend Ted’s going out with this cute girl from Goa. He’s a big hulk who just wants to protect and look after her until they’re wed! What do you think of his bearish behaviour??

Goldilocks.
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Dear Goldilocks:

Aw, he’s just a goan’s teddy!!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.




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