Naming your newborn child North West might be OK here in the U.S., but there are some places out there where you have to get approval by the government or the church.
But let’s say a kid misbehaves in school. Spanking is still considered a form of acceptable punishment in some U.S. schools, but that’s not the case in some foreign countries where kids get nothing more than a time out for bad behavior.
And let’s say you want some ketchup on your French fries during lunch hour — not so fast, junior, that’s banned in some schools outside the U.S. as well.
The Week has compiled a list of 11 things that are banned in other countries, but that remain legal in the U.S.