If you can imagine a man having a vasectomy without anesthetic to the sound of frantic sitar-playing, you will have some idea what popular Turkish music is like.
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There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age.
Germans are flummoxed by humor, the Swiss have no concept of fun, the Spanish think there is nothing at all ridiculous about eating dinner at midnight, and the Italians should never, ever have been let in on the invention of the motor car.
I like it Australia a lot, I think it's a terrific country they really know how to live. The natural history of the place is endlessly fascinating.
You can always tell a Midwestern couple in Europe because they will be standing in the middle of a busy intersection looking at a wind-blown map and arguing over which way is west. European cities, with their wandering streets and undisciplined alleys, drive Midwesterners practically insane.
A bank robber in Los Angeles told the clerk not to give him cash, but to deposit the money in his checking account.
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