Friday, December 21, 2007

Not from Borat Movie

This, from Friday's New York Times:

Kyrgyzstan: On Top of Old Santa


The authorities say they plan to name one of the country’s snowy peaks Mount Santa Claus. Why such an honor from the predominantly Muslim and former Soviet land? “We want to develop tourism, and Santa Claus is an ideal brand to help us do this,” said Nurhon Tadzhibayeva, a tourism official.

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