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Old 02-12-2008, 01:06 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (AHN) - A traditional symbol of Valentine's Day, red roses, has been banned by Saudi Arabia's muttawah until Feb. 14. Also included in the prohibition is the sale of other red items such as gift wrappers.

Saudi Arabia Prohibits Sale Of Red Roses, Other Red Items For One Week | February 12, 2008 | AHN (http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7010011472 - broken link)
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Old 02-12-2008, 01:18 PM
 
Location: South Bay Native
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So much for love in the desert. I wonder if they sell red burkhas in Saudi Arabia. I'd probably buy one and feel just like Betty Davis in the movie Jezebel
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Old 02-12-2008, 01:42 PM
 
Location: Silver Springs, FL
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black market roses, for crying out loud......wtf is up with those people????
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