Friday culture break

I've been reading The Onion for over ten years, but rarely have I laughed so hard as I did at one ofthis week's features, "Fritolaysia Cuts Off Chiplomatic Relations With Snakistan." Read on:


KARUNCHI, SNAKISTAN—Citing crumbling relations due to years of protracted french-onion diplomacy, the president of the Central Asian doritocracy Fritolaysia withdrew the country's ambassadors from Snakistan Monday.

"We have been supplying the people of Snakistan with pre-packaged consumable goods for over 40 years, and for them to show resistance to our savory products is unacceptable," Fritolaysian President Barbbaku Chedar said, referring to Snakistani officials' unwillingness to adhere to Fritolaysia's zesty new initiative introduced during a between-meals conference at last week's international-trading summit held in München, Germany.

Also golden: "CIA Realizes It's Been Using Black Highlighters All These Years."

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