Monday, September 17, 2012

Fact of the Day: Red Moon

While the Red Cross is known for it's humanitarian work throughout the world, its name isn't the same everywhere. In countries where Islam is the dominant faith, the group's name changes to the Red Crescent. 

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  1. Interesting. I wonder if the name is different in Asian countries too.

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  3. So is their insignia a crescent also?

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  4. Didn't know that...so they aren't the Red Star in Israel?

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  5. Well, if that is true, I think that is a better name.

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  6. red moon by rancid, good song right there

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  7. yep, and there are some other symbols used for this in some other countries beside the cross and the crescent moon, but I forgot which one....

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