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Austrian Wins Right To Wear Pasta Strainer In Driver’s License

Published July 13th, 2011 by Bobby Henderson

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Pastafarian Niko Alm has won the right to wear a colander as religious headgear on his Austrian driver’s license.  Congratulations!

Niko Alm first applied for the licence three years ago after reading that headgear was allowed in official pictures only for confessional reasons.

Mr Alm said the sieve was a requirement of his religion, pastafarianism.

The Austrian authorities required him to obtain a doctor’s certificate that he was "psychologically fit" to drive.

The BBC article is fantastic and can be found here.

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You can follow the link to (google’s translation of) Niko’s blog: here.



170 Responses to “Austrian Wins Right To Wear Pasta Strainer In Driver’s License”

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  1. Demonkilla says:

    Jesus is Lord of Lords and King of Kings….This spaghetti Monster mumble jumble is ridiculous…You guys will create your own god with your own hands….But my God creates everything by His WORD….The spaghetti monster is nothing more than Satan’s attempt to get worship through fools…

    • SillyKiwiMan says:

      Our deity is tastier than yours.

      So there.

    • Keith says:

      That’s odd. You shouted out WORD but not GOD. Well anyway, you don’t scare me. I have FAITH in the FSM. I do NOT have faith in your god. (See, I can shout for no reason as well).

  2. Rasputin says:

    Dear Demonkilla, you are making a fundamental error. Accept His Noodliness and His blessed sauce. The FSM will forgive you and embrace you with His soft squidgey appendages.

  3. Rasputin says:

    Remind me: Is Austria the one with the kangaroos?

    • Keith says:

      According to Pauline Hanson it is.

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