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Chinese condoms too small for South Africans
http://news.yahoo.com/chinese-condoms-too-small-south-africans-report-103954238.html ^

Posted on 09/17/2011 4:31:37 PM PDT by dit_xi

A South African court has blocked the government from buying 11 million Chinese condoms, saying they are too small, a newspaper reported Friday.

The finance ministry had awarded a contract to a firm called Siqamba Medical, which planned to buy the Phoenurse condoms from China, the Beeld newspaper said.

A rival firm, Sekunjalo Investments Corporation, turned to the High Court in Pretoria after losing the bid, arguing that their condoms were 20 percent larger than the Chinese ones.

Judge Sulet Potterill blocked the deal with Siqamba, ruling that the condoms were too small, made from the wrong material, and were not approved by the World Health Organisation, the paper said.

South Africa has more HIV infections than any country in the world, with 5.38 million of its 50 million people carrying the virus.

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TOPICS: Humor; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: china; chinese; condoms
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I foresee a war coming between the Chinese and the South Africans! And the Chinese promises "stiff" retaliation!

I wonder who will "limp" away as the loser?

Ancient Chinese proverb: Size does not matter if one prematurely peters out.

With a population of 1.3 billions, what do those little pricks know about condom anyway?!

Knowing the Chinese, they'll just keep "pecking" away at the competition with more cheap products!

1 posted on 09/17/2011 4:31:43 PM PDT by dit_xi
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To: dit_xi

the Wang Hung Lo corporation should have made them instead..


2 posted on 09/17/2011 4:33:29 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: max americana

How Long is a Chinaman...


3 posted on 09/17/2011 4:35:21 PM PDT by null and void (Day 970 of America's holiday from reality...)
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To: dit_xi

I once heard that that smaller the penis in a group the higher the intelligence ...with the Asians score the highest in comparative IQ with the other racial groups ... I will stand silent on the racial group with the lowest average


4 posted on 09/17/2011 4:35:34 PM PDT by RnMomof7
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To: dit_xi

I once heard that that smaller the penis in a group the higher the intelligence ...with the Asians score the highest in comparative IQ with the other racial groups ... I will stand silent on the racial group with the lowest average


5 posted on 09/17/2011 4:35:49 PM PDT by RnMomof7
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To: RnMomof7

You mean gay porn stars?


6 posted on 09/17/2011 4:36:51 PM PDT by GAB-1955 (I write books, love my wife, serve my nation, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: RnMomof7

I’m sure they will “rise” to the competition!


7 posted on 09/17/2011 4:37:27 PM PDT by dit_xi
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To: dit_xi

Too small for the entire population or just the Africans?


8 posted on 09/17/2011 4:38:19 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: dit_xi

LMAO


9 posted on 09/17/2011 4:40:10 PM PDT by Just4Him
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To: dit_xi

Must have been a hard choice.


10 posted on 09/17/2011 4:40:10 PM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: dit_xi

That explains why you don’t see too many American women hooked up with Chinese guys...

(but you do see a lot the other way)


11 posted on 09/17/2011 4:40:22 PM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: dit_xi

"It's TWWWUUUEEE!!!"

12 posted on 09/17/2011 4:41:30 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (California: Making Texas more Conservative one voter at a time)
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To: dit_xi

Takes the pressure off of Irishmen.


13 posted on 09/17/2011 4:42:49 PM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: dit_xi
I foresee a war coming between the Chinese and the South Africans! And the Chinese promises "stiff" retaliation!

For the Chinese the climax of the war will come too soon.

14 posted on 09/17/2011 4:46:14 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: dit_xi

Reminds me of an old joke.


15 posted on 09/17/2011 4:46:23 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: dit_xi

They were labeled Texas rejects.


16 posted on 09/17/2011 4:49:03 PM PDT by DownInFlames
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To: dit_xi

National disgrace!


17 posted on 09/17/2011 4:50:42 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: martin_fierro

Sometimes there is a reason there is a stereotype.


18 posted on 09/17/2011 4:51:11 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Make your choice ! There are NO civilians.)
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To: dit_xi

Taxpayer rands at work.

Given the above,I’m at a loss for words.


19 posted on 09/17/2011 4:56:23 PM PDT by plangent
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To: dit_xi

not approved by the World Health Organisation,


is that stamped on the wrapper?


20 posted on 09/17/2011 4:57:43 PM PDT by PeterPrinciple ( getting closer to the truth.................)
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To: SeaHawkFan

Reminds me of an old joke
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =

Of course one of them has to be...
take these balloons and mark them all small.


21 posted on 09/17/2011 4:59:20 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98) If govt involved, the more outlandish a scheme appears, the truer it probably is.)
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To: dit_xi
Africans? If they are related to Obama...check the size and the sexual orientation. Lot's of exaggeration from folks on that continent.

Can I get me a Chrysler that "looks" like a Bentley?

22 posted on 09/17/2011 5:00:30 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: RichInOC
Anyone,regardless of race, born in South Africa is an African!
23 posted on 09/17/2011 5:12:02 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: dit_xi

I also heard the Chinese condoms are flavored: melamine, or lead.


24 posted on 09/17/2011 5:16:52 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: RnMomof7

I’m... reasonably certain that there’s no way this is true.


25 posted on 09/17/2011 5:24:38 PM PDT by OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings
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To: freedumb2003
"It's TWWWUUUEEE!!!"

The next line was cut, but it was "Lady, you're licking my elbow..."

26 posted on 09/17/2011 5:26:50 PM PDT by jonascord (Politicians should be pelted with human manure, weekly, to remind them of their worth to society.)
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To: dit_xi

The South African GOVERNMENT is buying 11 million condoms? I’d like to see the guy who tries to put one on a lion or elephant.


27 posted on 09/17/2011 5:34:48 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: dit_xi

In the face of this decision, China should just pull out.


28 posted on 09/17/2011 5:35:03 PM PDT by omega4179
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To: RnMomof7
Diverging widely from the mean does correlate well with lower intelligence as well as other genetic maladies, for instance crossed eyes and very large breasts in women. This implies inbreeding to some extent, perhaps traceable to founder effects, the so called genetic bottlenecks.

Wide divergence from the mean doesn't only apply to a physical attribute that is much larger, though, it applies to much smaller as well.

29 posted on 09/17/2011 5:38:34 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: dit_xi

The Chinese tried to give them the shaft. The Africans couldn’t tell until they put their magnifying glasses on.


30 posted on 09/17/2011 5:40:31 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: dit_xi

ruling that the condoms were too small, *made from the wrong material*, and were not approved by the World Health Organisation, the paper said.

One only wonders what knockoff material they’re using in the production process. It could well be that, aside from sizing issues, they are ineffective against STD’s as well.


31 posted on 09/17/2011 5:40:43 PM PDT by DemforBush (Serpentine, Shel! Serpentine!)
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To: SeaHawkFan

Speaking of old jokes: (Insert photo of Algore)
Saw him on the news last night...looked like a robot, his face all plasticy looking.


32 posted on 09/17/2011 5:47:55 PM PDT by Imnidiot (THIS SPACE FOR RENT)
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To: OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings

I seen a label on a hand sanitizer the other day that said, “Kills 99.99% of most harmful germs.”

I was not impressed.


33 posted on 09/17/2011 5:52:13 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Make your choice ! There are NO civilians.)
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To: dit_xi

I heard a true story from back in the seventies. As a propaganda stunt, the Soviets sent an order to an American company for a bunch of condoms. The Soviets gave the specifications for the condoms as if they were to fit enormous members. The American company filled the order with the condoms made to exact specifications. They marked all the boxes “Medium”.


34 posted on 09/17/2011 5:52:48 PM PDT by Blogatron (Brought to you by The American Frog Council; 'Frog - The other green meat')
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To: RegulatorCountry

Very large breasts in women is a genetic malady? Well, Mr. Carson sure skipped that part in biology class. Gregor Mendel Shmegor Mendel. Ohhh, think of the lab work. I would’ve stayed awake for that.


35 posted on 09/17/2011 5:58:10 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: dit_xi

SIze of their military make up for the lacking of something else.......


36 posted on 09/17/2011 6:03:38 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: blueunicorn6

No, crossed eyes would be the malady. Very large in this instamce would likely be in the painful burden category for the women themselves, none would ever want implants to have breasts of that size.

Correlation is not an absolute. It implies a possibility of causation. The two datapoints are closely associated.


37 posted on 09/17/2011 6:05:44 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: RegulatorCountry

OK. Maybe not biology class. But enroll me in the statistics class that’s checking for the mean of women’s breast size! “I’m sorry ladies, but I lost the measurements again. Shirts off!” They wouldn’t even have to pay me for that job.


38 posted on 09/17/2011 6:13:09 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Secret Agent Man
I also heard the Chinese condoms are flavored: melamine, or lead

I thought the flavored ones were condomints?

39 posted on 09/17/2011 6:14:56 PM PDT by mikrofon (This story merits on-going coverage...)
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To: blueunicorn6
Government grant money has been fueling very narrow expeditions into areas that some might find titillating for many decades. It sometimes appears that the chief titillatees are the researchers themselves.

I'm surprised that you're surprised.

40 posted on 09/17/2011 6:21:53 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: RoosterRedux; All

Larry Sinclair said in his book Obama’s resembles a pencil.


41 posted on 09/17/2011 6:24:13 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: dit_xi

This is news?

Chinese comdoms are most likely too small for any other nation in the world.


42 posted on 09/17/2011 6:27:22 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: nopardons

Good point. All the guys, or just the black guys?


43 posted on 09/17/2011 6:45:31 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: BobL
That explains why you don’t see too many American women hooked up with Chinese guys...

Actually, as Chinese and Asian men become wealthier in America and around the world, I am seeing more of the other way around. In another 30 years, who knows .... ;)

Also, alot of guys here (in the US and on the FR) like talking about this subject as it relates to China or Asia since they prefer not to talk about how it relates in America or the West. For example, the phrase, "Once you go black, you never want to go back" was a term coined by white women in regards to dating black males here in the US :)

44 posted on 09/17/2011 7:10:29 PM PDT by ponder life
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To: RichInOC
Every single person, male or female, though this article is just about men/boys, born in RSA, is an AFRICAN......no matter what race or religion they belong to. And fyi......quite a few people who live in RSA, citizen or not, were born on the continent of Africa, which also makes them, YES, ALL OF THEM, African!

And calling someone an "African American" is a new term, which was promulgated by Jesse Jackson,not all that long ago.

Look, let's make this easy......any person born in France, Italy, Spain, etc. is a EUROPEAN. WHY? Because they were born on that continent. Yes, they're also an Italian, or Spaniard, etc., but then again, someone born in Kenya is a Kenyan AND an African, as well.

But back to South Africa...........every single one born there, IS an African as well as a South African! Whites, who have an ancestry of the first settlers ( the Dutch and French Huguenots ) are also called BOERS and/or Afrikaners. Those whites who came much later, with the invading Brits, aren't;but they are still Africans and South Africans as well.

This is really NOT "difficult". :-)

45 posted on 09/17/2011 7:33:24 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: dit_xi
condoms were too small, made from the wrong material,

Sounds like they may have been balloons.

46 posted on 09/17/2011 7:50:43 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: dit_xi

Here’s a classic example of why we have stereotypes...Because they’re true!!!


47 posted on 09/17/2011 8:22:58 PM PDT by WePledge (Ich werde fur immer ein Hollenhund werden. Semper Fidelis)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

The Chinese Politburo threatened to mount a sizable retaliation. The Red Chinese Army troops were seen pitching tents and saluting their flags at the South African border.


48 posted on 09/17/2011 8:42:33 PM PDT by dit_xi
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To: RnMomof7

“the smaller the penis the higher the intelligence..”

I camnot onnerstant which yuo arr sayign. Cuud yuu put it inna simpellr whords fer mee?


49 posted on 09/17/2011 8:48:02 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: dit_xi

I read somewhere that these were actually female condoms - did anybody else see anything about that? If so, that would mean the condoms were too small for the female, not the male?


50 posted on 09/17/2011 8:49:38 PM PDT by decisis
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