Interesting Place - Japan - Isesake

In the Japanese town of Isesaki the local government banned employees from growing beards.

(The facial hair ban is believed to be the first of its kind in Japan. Funnily it's part of a 'Cool Biz' casual office dress code, which allows male staff to work without jackets and ties in summer in order to cut down on air-conditioning and reduce global warming. I guess they figure beards make your face too warm.)

Full Story: http://uk.news.yahoo.com/18/20100519/tod-japan-town-bans-public-servants-from-c359f57.html

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