In China not only can they take your land at a whim, it seems they can also force you to change your name. 200 villagers in Shandong province have been forced to change their surname from Shan to Xian. Reason? The character used to type it on a computer or standard Chinese word processing program doesn’t exist and be damned if they are going to hand write it. In response to this dilemma the government has ordered them to change their names. Many people now fear family history will be lost forever.
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OK, here’s the thing Stephen Coffey (20), if you wear a t-shirt to court with a cartoon character exposing himself, damn straight you’ll get sent home to change! Sheriff Andrew Berry was not impressed when he noticed Mr Coffey’s tee which read “Why I don’t wear shorts” and included a picture of an old man flashing his genitals. Sheez, friggin Y gens!