I love this story! Just when I was despairing over the widespead ignorance in the U.S., Canada steps up.
In Vancouver, Mengfa International owns a commercial building, and in May 2015, agreed to lease it to Moby Dick Restaurant, a fish-and-chip franchise. The building council won’t allow it, though. They feel that the restaurant’s name is offensive, and its offensive sign would lower property values.
Asks Drew Curtis’s Fark: “What’s so offensive about “Moby”?
This is a Niggardly Principle classic.