This seems like the sort of prank that would be played in an Anglophone nation; for some reason, I have a hard time imaging a bridge in Germany being measured as being Drei hundert sechzig Schmitts, or one in Korea as being sam paek yook ship Jungs; in either case, actually painting the measurement on the bridge, and having it still be there over half a century later...?
Similarly, His Imperial Majesty Barack Hussein Obama recently congratulated President and
Anyway, the latest item in the "Only In America" file involves one of those people who are mostly famous for being famous, and who recently got a divorce, or an annulment, or something, after only 72 days of marriage. The only reason I bring it up is to observe that Mrs. Drang and I have been married for just under 100 Kardashians.
Which has nothing to do with Star Trek: Deep Space 9, BTW.