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Saturday, October 31, 2009 

Japan...Funny, Funny Japan

Government Attempts Birthrate Boost with Reverse Psychology

The nation’s low birthrate is an enduring problem, which successive government initiatives have failed to solve. At a press conference last week, the cabinet announced a new strategy, which they hope will have more impact. Noting that sales of kanji instruction books increased when former Prime Minister Aso’s illiteracy became widely known, ministers aim to encourage more procreation amongst Japanese couples by drawing attention to their own lack of prowess between the sheets.

‘I’m absolutely crap in the sack,’ said Culture Minister Shochu Nakayama at the press conference. ‘Sometimes I’m so drunk after a long Diet session that I can’t perform at all. It’s a wonder we ever had a child.’

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