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Borat anthem stuns Kazakh gold medallist in Kuwait
Posted by: Spock
Date: March 23, 2012 04:32PM
You can't make this stuff up ...


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Kazakhstan's shooting team has been left stunned after a comedy national anthem from the film Borat was played at a medal ceremony at championships in Kuwait instead of the real one.

[www.bbc.co.uk]






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Re: Borat anthem stuns Kazakh gold medallist in Kuwait
Posted by: Black
Date: March 23, 2012 05:01PM
Love it :-)

Good stuff here too:

Anthem gaffes
Instead of singing "we love your mountains" in his attempt on the Croatian anthem, an English opera singer sings "my penis is a mountain"
Swiss TV runs obsolete "Deutschland uber alles" subtitles over the German national anthem
Grenada plays Taiwan's anthem at a ceremony inaugurating a China-funded stadium
Saudis play Syrian anthem for Lebanese football team
Belgian party leader Yves Leterme sings French anthem when asked to sing the Belgian





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Re: Borat anthem stuns Kazakh gold medallist in Kuwait
Posted by: Paul F.
Date: March 23, 2012 05:27PM
Well, someone is getting fired... or shot, since it was a shooting team they offended.



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Re: Borat anthem stuns Kazakh gold medallist in Kuwait
Posted by: Ombligo
Date: March 23, 2012 05:52PM
I will say she showed real class in not reacting.

But that was effing funny. It is not the easiest to understand but here is a link to the lyrics to follow along from - it starts with the last line of the third stanza.



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Re: Borat anthem stuns Kazakh gold medallist in Kuwait
Posted by: Black
Date: March 23, 2012 07:03PM
The version played:
[www.youtube.com]

The real thing:
[www.youtube.com]




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