Thursday, December 16, 2010

Judge Rules That Yodeling Offends Muslims

Austria - It seems as though in Austria, the popular yodel is an insult to Muslims. An Austrian court has recently fined a citizen for yodeling while mowing his lawn. The citizen, 63-year-old Helmut G., was told by the court that his yodeling offended his next-door Muslim neighbors, who accused him of trying to mock and imitate the call of the Muezzin. The Muezzin is the chosen person at a mosque who leads the call to prayer from one of the mosque’s minarets...More

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