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    Pointing the Finger

    Hot 2 months ago

    Two anthropologists fly to the South Sea islands to study the natives. They go to two adjacent islands and set to work. A few months later one of them takes a canoe over to the other island to see how his colleague is doing. When he gets there, he finds the other anthropologist standing among a group of natives.
    "Greetings! How is it going?" says the visiting anthropologist.
    "Wonderful!" says the other, "I have discovered an important fact about the local language! Watch!"
    He points at a palm tree and says, "What is that?"
    The natives, in unison, say "Umbalo-gong!"
    He then points at a rock and says, "and that?"
    The natives again intone "Umbalo-gong!"
    "You see!" says the beaming anthropologist, "They use the SAME word for 'rock' and for 'palm tree'!"
    "That is truly amazing!" says the astonished visiting anthropologist, "On the other island, the same more...

    Famed Anthropologist Mary Leakey died at the age of 83. Leakey
    was buried near her home, where she will rest in peace, until
    some nosy anthropologist digs her up.
    - Norm MacDonald

    Two anthropologists fly to the south sea islands to study the natives. They go to two adjacent islands and set to work. A few months later one of them takes a canoe over to the other island to see how his colleague is doing. When he gets there, he finds the other anthropologist standing among a group of natives. "Greetings! How is it going?" says the visiting anthropologist. "Wonderful!" says the other, "I have discovered an important fact about the local language! Watch!" He points at a palm tree and says, "what is that?" The natives, in unison, say "Umbalo-gong!" He then points at a rock and says, "and that?" The natives again intone "Umbalo-gong!" "You see!", says the beaming anthropologist, "They use the SAME word for' rock' and for' palm tree'!" "That is truly amazing!" says the astonished visiting anthropologist, "On the other island, the same word means' ind ex finger'!"

    Anthropologist

    Hot 6 months ago

    An anthropologist decides to investigate the natives of a far-flung tropical island. He flew there, found a guide with a canoe to take him up the river to the remote site where he would make his collections. About noon on the second day of travel up the river they began to hear drums. Being a city boy by nature, the anthropologist was disturbed by this. He asked the guide, “What are those drums? ”
    The guide turned to him and said “Drums OK, but VERY BAD when they stop. ”
    Then, after some hours, the drums suddenly stopped! This hit the anthropologist like a ton of bricks, and he yelled at the guide: “The Drums have stopped, what happens now? ”
    The guide crouched down, covered his head with his hands and said, “Bass Solo

    An English anthropologist was doing research in an isolated African village and the tribal chief asked if he would like to attend a trial his people were conducting that afternoon.
    "You'll be surprised," said the chief, "at how well we've copied your country's legal procedures. You see, we have read accounts of many English trials in your newspapers, and incorporated them into our judicial system."
    When the Brit arrived at the wooden constructed courthouse, he was truly amazed to see how closely the African court officials resembled those of England. The counsels were suitably attired in long black robes and the traditional white powdered wigs worn by all British jurists. Each argued his case with eloquence and in proper judicial language. But he couldn't help being puzzled by the occasional appearance of a bare-breasted native girl running through the crowd waving her arms frantically.
    After the trial, the anthropologist congratulated his host on more...

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