Friday, February 17, 2006

Iran Renames Danish Pastries

Yahoo! News
Iranians love Danish pastries, but when they look for the flaky dessert at the bakery they now have to ask for "Roses of the Prophet Muhammad." Bakeries across the capital were covering up their ads for Danish pastries Thursday after the confectioners' union ordered the name change in retaliation for caricatures of the Muslim prophet published in a Danish newspaper.

This reminds me of French Fries being renamed Freedom Fries. It is silly, but it is a lot more civilized than burning embasies.
"Given the insults by Danish newspapers against the prophet, as of now the name of Danish pastries will give way to 'Rose of Muhammad' pastries," the union said in its order.

1 comment:

Russ S. said...

Perhaps they will name their first atomic bomb the Beloved Peace Mushroom of Allah??? I agree that it is definately better than burning buildings and cars, but, perhaps thats only because they realize when they are done, THEY have to clean up the mess.