Tuesday, November 01, 2005

HO HO HO or: How We Spent Our Time in the Pool today

Why is the surf in Nha Trang too high for swimming? Blow-blow-blow-chi-minh

What do venture capitalists have to do in Vietnam? Co-co-co-chi-minh

What did the Americans have to eat when we lost the war in Vietnam? Crow-crow-crow-chi-minh

What don’t you need a lot of on a Vietnam vacation? Dough-dough-dough-chi-minh

What do you do in the Mekong River Delta? Row-row-row-chi-minh while you go-go-go-chi-minh with the flow-flow-flow-chi-minh

The sidewalk trees that are fine for the locals but cause us to stoop are Low-low-low-chi-minh

What do local landscapers do to maintain the Ana Mandara lawn? Mow-mow-mow-chi-minh

What happens when you photograph a governmental office here? It’s a no-no-no-chi-minh

What do Vietnamese people eat for breakfast? Pho-pho-pho-chi-minh

How do the NVA uniforms still look? So-so-so-chi-minh

What do you avoid in the Imperial Palace Acting School on a hot steamy day? The show-show-show-chi-minh

What form of precipitation does not exist here? Snow-snow-snow-chi-minh

The unstable weather keeps you on a yo-yo-yo-chi-minh when you’re planning your swimming schedule


Want to play our little party game? See how clever you can be: post your own. We'll give a prize of 500,000 dong to the best question and answer.


Nota bene: We withheld many of our associations because of not wanting to make light of the horror of our war here

3 comments:

Sherlock said...

What happens in Vietnam when you're not careful while wearing sandals?
You could stump your toe-toe-toe-chi-minh.

Sherlock said...

What's the best smell in Vietnam? (At least to Lori...)? A steaming cup of joe-joe-joe-chi-minh.

What's the job of the gov't in Vietnam (indeed, anywhere!)? To protect the status quo-quo-quo-chi-minh!

LDH said...

WE HAVE A WINNER! Sherlock, those are great...