Goldfish bowls in Rome, because fish have feelings and they might go blind. The blackmarket rejoices and so do the bureaucrats. Cameras will now need to be installed on every street and in every home, at the expense of residents but of course.
The classic spherical fish bowls are banned under a new by-law which also stops fish or other animals being given away as fairground prizes. It comes after a national law was passed to allow jail sentences for people who abandon cats or dogs.
Bank issued piggy banks in Britain, because they might hurt the feelings of Muslims. Never mind that plastic pigs are not typically eaten:
British banks are banning piggy banks because they may offend some Muslims.HT: John the Mad
Also from Britain, books containing stories about fictional pigs:
A West Yorkshire head teacher has banned books containing stories about pigs from the classroom in case they offend Muslim children.HT: Damian Penny
Does your whitey toilet face toward mecca and how dare you support Winnie the Pooh and his farm yard of friends!
Wednesday, October 26, 2005
Posted by Lisa Turner on Wednesday, October 26, 2005