A bridge which spans across the Morova River from Slovakia into Austria could be renamed after the legendary American action film star Chuck Norris.
The people of Slovakia are voting for the name of the bridge, and at the moment Chuck Norris is winning with a vote of 74%. The star is very popular in Slovakia and is often he punchline in jokes about his macho strength, such as:
When the Boogeyman goes to sleep every night he checks his closet for Chuck Norris.
Chuck Norris counted to infinity – twice.
Once a grizzly bear threatened to eat Chuck Norris. Chuck showed the bear his fist and the bear proceeded to eat himself, because it would be the less painful way to die.
Chuck Norris can touch MC Hammer.
The final decision on the name of the bridge will be made by the regional assembly on whether or not the bridge will be named in honor of the notoriously tough film star.