tuque /tūk/ n Canadian English, var. toque [19th c. Canadian French, from the French toque, from the Basque tauka] 1 A close-fitting knitted cap, often with a long tapering end or tassel or pompom. 2 fig Something quintessentially Canadian.
souq /sūk/ n from the Arabic سوق var. souk 1 An open-air marketplace. 2 fig A central meeting place for the circulation of news and ideas.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Israel's Pro-Marijuana Holocaust Survivors Party

This item got lost at the bottom of Sunday's wordy Israeli Election Preview, but certainly deserves its own post:

For today's national elections, the Israeli Marijuana Party has joined forces with the Holocaust Survivor's Party to form the joint Pro-Marijuana Holocaust Survivors list. And here's their campaign spot:

And (all in Hebrew, but you don't need Hebrew to get it) another commercial plus an Israeli news story about the bizarre alliance:

Back with more on the Israeli election results after the polls close tonight.

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