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

April 5th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #64

DEAR AUNTY,

I read the news that bandits with guns had committed an armed robbery at some point in Goa. Do you know at which point and how?

Nuzrida.
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Dear Nuzrida:

Simple! The robbery took place at…goan’point!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) APR 4 2008

April 4th, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #63

DEAR AUNTY,

How come people from Goa never seem to get stressed – they’re always so nice, cool, calm and cheerful ?

Jolie.
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Dear Jolie:

I guess they’re just…easy’goan folks!!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) APR 3 2008

April 3rd, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #62

DEAR AUNTY,

I’ve heard that there’s a tribe of weavers from Goa who settled in Cardiff, Wales, and gave their name to the distinctive sweaters they knit. Do you know which?

Pullova.
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Dear Pullova:

Oh you must mean the…cardi’goans!!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) APR 2 2008

April 2nd, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #61

DEAR AUNTY,

This famous bondage female character from the 50’s and 60’s – was she originally from Goa? Do you remember her name?

007.
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Dear 007:

Yes she was…Sweet Goan’doline!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.


2008 CONVENTION BLOG: HUMOUR, HAIKU & HISTORY :) APR 1 2008

April 1st, 2008


Churchill Alemao is a confused Goan politician…

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

original goan haiku #60

DEAR AUNTY,

Do you know the name of India’s most famous Chaturthi festival that’s supposed to have originally come from Goa?

Ganpati.
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Dear Ganpati:

Oh you mean…Goan’esh Chaturthi!

j

Francis Rodrigues © 2008 Toronto.




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