No Red Roses in Saudi Arabia

“Saudi Arabia’s religious police,” reports Reuters, “have banned red roses ahead of Valentine’s Day.” The decision has been taken by the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, which sounds like something right out of Kafka.

Having said that, I’d love to work there. To prevent vice, one has to study it, and I’d undertake that arduous task with great enthusiasm.

(Link via email from Aishwarya.)