Be happy you live in America.

According to MentalFloss.com, you get to enjoy freedoms that now everyone in the world can.  Here are some of the more obscure bans around the world:

1.  In France, ketchup is banned from schools.  (I wonder what they put on their “French” fries?)

2. It is illegal in Iran to have a mullet.  (They are a ‘decadent’ western men’s hairstyle… and I can’t say that I disagree).

3. Bangladesh has a total ban on plastic bags.

4. In Singapore, you need to have a prescription to chew gum (and yes… even the prescription gum is sugarless)

5.  Danish parents have to chose from a list of 7000 approved baby names when naming their newborn.  Anything that is not on the list must seek state church approval.

Read a few more here.

GO USA.

Todd

One Comments

  • Jeff Ruble July 12, 2013 Reply

    I thank God everyday that I was born here raised here and had the pride to serve this nation of ours for eight years. We may have our problems but we still have a lot to be thankful. for don’t we. Whoora….

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