Emergency! Not really.

The gym in my building overlooks the front of the building, which displays the flags of different countries. One morning last week, as I was running on the treadmill, I noticed something funny about the way that the U.S. flag was hung.



This is a no-no. According to the U.S. law:

US Code:T36 Ch10.176
(a) The flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire distress in instances of extreme danger to life or property.

I mentioned it to the concierge downstairs, who displayed a look of horror on her face, and immediately dispatched a bellhop to fix it.

Another day in the ‘Yang.

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