Barely Relevant

by Joshua Foust on 6/26/2009 · 3 comments

Gazprom’s joint new energy venture in Nigeria is to be called Nigaz.

That is all. Now go back to gnashing your teeth over Michael Jackson/Faraf Fawcett and ignoring everything else in the world.

Nigaz, please!


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{ 3 comments }

jenniferro10 June 26, 2009 at 12:37 pm

killin me

Turgai Sangar June 26, 2009 at 4:03 pm

BBC Breaking News 22:03 GMT: Michael Jackson still dead.

Turgai Sangar June 27, 2009 at 2:51 am

Just came in…

Fox News: Michael Jackson spotted in South Waziristan, probable IMU links
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iA-HC-tAKU

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