‘Canadian Town Bans “4”‘ (2014)

Richmond Hill, Ontario, a suburb of Toronto, in 2013 banned the number “4” from new addresses because they thought Chinese people would be offended by it.


The number “4” is still banned in Richmond Hill. In 2015 they also banned the national anthem, O, Canada. Excludes non-Canadians, don’t you know.

Read the original post to get a feel for their profound reasoning.

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

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