Posts Tagged ‘rename’

PETA Calls On MLB To Rename ‘Bats’ As Name Is Offensive To Nocturnal Flying Animals

PETA Calls On MLB To Rename ‘Bats’ As Name Is Offensive To Nocturnal Flying Animals U.S.—People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, which we are assured is a real organization and not satirical, has called upon the MLB to change the name of the wooden sticks players hit the ball with from “bats” to something […]

Italian politician resigns after trying to rename park after Mussolini’s brother

A far-right Italian lawmaker has resigned after proposing to rename a public garden “Mussolini”. Claudio Durigon confirmed he had stepped down as the League’s undersecretary for the economy after a meeting with party leader Matteo Salvini. He had generated controversy after proposing to change the name of a square in the coastal town of Latina […]

‘Absolute Garbage’: Education Minister on Academic’s Call to Rename English

Australian Education Minister Alan Tudge has called an academic’s proposal to rename English to “Language Arts” absolute nonsense. University of Melbourne senior lecturer Melitta Hogarth told a conference for the Australian Association for the Teaching of English that she believed using the name English was an “act of assimilation,” reported The Courier-Mail. Hogarth, an Indigenous […]

Scientists Rename Climate Change ‘COVID’ So Americans Will Immediately Give Up All Their Rights To Fight It

Scientists Rename Climate Change ‘COVID’ So Americans Will Immediately Give Up All Their Rights To Fight It U.S.—In a clever ploy to fight global warming, scientists have renamed “climate change” to “COVID,” so that Americans will immediately give up all their rights in order to fight the unprecedented phenomenon where weather trends change over time. […]

Ukrainian academic proposes to rename city of Uman for Nazi collaborator

(JTA) — A senior lecturer at Ukraine’s oldest and most prestigious state university called on the government to rename the city of Uman for a Nazi collaborator in response to Israel’s complaints about honoring such individuals. Bohdan Bilinsky, associate professor of Building Structures and Bridges at the 205-year-old Lviv Polytechnic National University, proposed the honor […]

Toronto suburb to rename street named after Nazi naval officer

A suburb of Toronto will rename a street named for Nazi naval officer Hans Langsdorff. The town council of Ajax, a suburb northeast of Toronto, voted 4-3 this week to rename Langsdorff Drive after a Jewish-led campaign, according to B’nai Brith Canada, a Jewish organization that advocated for the change. The town is named after […]

Iranian FM urges US to take serious steps to implement N. deal

Iranian FM urges US to take serious steps to implement N. deal

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blasted the US for procrastinating implementation of the nuclear deal with Tehran, and called on Washington to take serious steps in this regard. “In our view, the first step has been taken for banking interactions but the Americans should take concrete steps with serious determination and steps […]

Iranian FM urges US to take serious steps to implement N. deal

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blasted the US for procrastinating implementation of the nuclear deal with Tehran, and called on Washington to take serious steps in this regard. “In our view, the first step has been taken for banking interactions but the Americans should take concrete steps with serious determination and steps […]

Iranian FM urges US to take serious steps to implement N. deal

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blasted the US for procrastinating implementation of the nuclear deal with Tehran, and called on Washington to take serious steps in this regard. “In our view, the first step has been taken for banking interactions but the Americans should take concrete steps with serious determination and steps […]

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