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Woke is no joke: why it's hard writing a humour column in 2022

You can’t joke about any social aspect of human suffering, even though that's what humour is for — to lighten the load

20 March 2022 - 00:01

As a result of my column about snipping the offspring pipeline two weeks ago, I’ve found myself being asked to comment on vasectomies a lot. I’ve had to explain to people that just because Minister Mbalula is the most famous Xhosa initiate in the history of the ulwaluko practice, that doesn’t make him an expert. All I did there was get a shot, go under and voila, my tadpoles were quarantined...

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