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09:18 UK time, Thursday, 12 March 2009

"Well, my father calls him Ahmadinejad" - Boy on Iranian children's TV, asked the name of his toy monkey.

There must be numerous toys named after public figures. But when the namesake is Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, it is a joke perhaps best kept private. It was for one family, until the host of state television's Amoo Pourang (Uncle Pourang) asked the name of a toy monkey a boy had been given for being good. The show is to air its last episode next week.
More details (The Guardian)

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