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October 26, 2017


Officials in Madagascar have warned residents not to exhume bodies of dead loved ones and dance with them because the bizarre ritual can cause outbreaks of plague.

(Thanks to Patty Villanova)


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That's great advice.

They just want to party, and ladies and germs are both invited.

Wait. Plague is bad? It was all the rage a few years ago.

"He's coming around, folks. He's going to be OK, and ready to play Symptom 6 of Beat the Reaper!"

Especially not the Lambada.

Well there goes my weekend.

"The plague is a lie." A participant .. insisted the plague risk had been exaggerated: "The government in power is short of money for the next presidential poll (in 2018), so they invent things to get cash from lenders,"
she said.


You mean I bought a recording of "Dry Bones" for nothing?

El Dio De Los Muertos or Day of the Dead in Mexico and the Southwest States is a gala affair where Spanish families clean and decorate graves, light candles, dress in bright costumes, play music, eat large meals and drink a lot. They celebrate the lives the deceased lived.
Anyone digging up a grave would be in trouble plenty.

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