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Refer to the Thai PM by grabbing your nose

Posted by jtsmyth8 on January 30, 2008

Sign-language interpreters in Thailand have run afoul of some governing party supporters by holding their noses to refer to the new prime minister.Samak Sundaravej, chosen Monday as the first elected prime minister since a Sept. 2006 coup, has been nicknamed “Mr. Rose Apple Nose” because many claim his nose resembles the fruit. (story)

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