Nov 15, 2006

Hump Day Humor

President Bush is flying to Asia to meet with leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Or as Bush calls them, China. (Conan O'Brien)

U.S. college students are studying abroad in record numbers, including a 53% increase in those going to India and 35% more going to China. Well, they might as well go to school where the jobs are. (Jake Novak)

A Massachusetts judge has ruled a burrito is not a sandwich. Apparently now that gay marriage isn't such a big issue, pretty much anything can get on the docket. (Jim Barach)

The Dallas suburb of Farmers Branch became the first Texas city to pass tough anti-immigration measures and make English the official language. Which seems a bit strange since many Farmers Branch residents only speak Farmer. (HaBlog)

Borat starring Sacha Baron Cohen has been banned in Russia. The government censor barred the movie for making fun of religions and ethnic groups. Movies like that aren't banned in the United States, they are number one at the box office. (comedian Argus Hamilton)

Scientists say manatees are smarter than previously thought. Research shows they’re a lot brighter than other species. For example, when they travel, they don’t talk on cell phones. (Alan Ray)

The tabloids are reporting Nicole Kidman is pregnant. Tom Cruise is saying it's probably some kind of "delayed action" thing from when they were married. (Toms Lake Humor Company)