Alison Bezzina, a writer from Malta, was named a finalist in the latest "America's Funniest Humor!" writing contest held by, one of the internet's highest-ranking humor contest sites.

For her accomplishment, Ms Bezzina has earned publication in's online humor showcase plus publication in's online humor showcase.

Her entry, "Dr. Smith at your Cervix," where speculates on the speculum and get intimate with the misunderstandings and blunders that come out of a visit to a male gynaecologist.

"Dr. Smith at your Cervix" will be featured in the current showcase through mid-December 2011, after which new results from the bi-monthly contest will be posted.

Alison Bezzina has been writing for the past 17 years. People have laughed, cried and shared her exasperation reading her pieces in magazines and newspapers. More recently, her online blogs on Malta's have given rise to the ever growing internet discussions and controversies.'s bi-monthly writing contests provide great opportunities for writers who specialize in humor, and for those with real-life humorous anecdotes to share.

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