How About We Call It The Oy! Flu?

During a press conference on Monday, Israel’s Deputy Health Minister, Ya’acov Litzman, said the name swine flu is offensive to Muslims and Jews and suggested it be renamed “Mexican flu.” On Tuesday Mexico’s Ambassador to Israel lodged an official complaint, pointed out the friendly ties between the two countries, and asked that from now on the Mexican Hat Dance be known in Israel as the Yarmulke Polka.

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