If it Was a Horse, I’d Shoot It

Six years old and counting…
While I fix my motorcycle, go read other blogs:

Tharum’s writing takes him to India for the Global Voices meetup. Way to go!

The Fastest Typing in Khmer Unicode Contest was written up in Cambodge Soir yesterday, but they called the participants ‘nerds’. http://www.vuthasurf.com/2006/12/21/prize-for-fastest-typing-contest-in-khmer-unicode/

Phnomenon claims to be a skeptic but is really a softie – check out and contribute to Menu for Peace. He’s ponying up some Kampot pepper.

Cambodian kids who don’t believe stories about the Khmer Rouge time see details up close and personal in “Wanting To See The Truth” http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6186991.stm
More at Andy Brouwer’s Blog http://andybrouwer.blogspot.com/2006/12/heritage-watch-calendars-more.html
and KI-Media. http://ki-media.blogspot.com/2006/12/text-aims-to-raise-young-peoples.html
(Tara, trust me, screen the English version as much as you can – you’ll get even more money to screen the Khmer version!)

Back in the States, the ‘Cambodia Town’ concept is getting another hearing.
As a recent LA Times article pointed out, there are heaps of other ethnic centers that could do with a little marketing. Why stop with Olvera Street?
The greater LA area already has Koreatown, Thai Town, Chinatown, Little Tokyo, Little Taipei (San Gabriel Valley), Little India (Artesia), and Little Saigon (Garden Grove).

Finally, ‘Landmine Cambodian Barbie’. I just don’t see a market for this.

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