North Korea + Nukes = Noodles?

We’re all aware of the tension in South east Asia over the recent North Korean missile tests. Anyway, I was chatting with a Japanese friend the other day, and commented that things must be quite stressful over there. However, she put my fears to rest and made me smile.  Apparently, the longer range missile  – the Taepodong – sounds like a type of Japanese noodle so no one is taking it that seriously!

For further relief see ther “Rocket man” cover of the Economist a couple of weeks back, and imagine Elton John playing in the background …

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One Response to North Korea + Nukes = Noodles?

  1. rashmi says:

    reminds me of this article I wrote at the height of the india-pak tension.

    why is the tension always about asia?

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