British Medical Experts Push for Knife ControlI wonder how long it will be before fists are banned. Then what? Fingers? Harsh words? Dirty looks?
Warning: Long, pointy knives may be hazardous to your health.
The authors of an editorial in the latest issue of the British Medical Journal have called for knife reform. The editorial, "Reducing knife crime: We need to ban the sale of long, pointed kitchen knives," notes that the knives are being used to stab people as well as roasts and the odd tin of Spam.
The authors of the essay--Drs. Emma Hern, Will Glazebrook and Mike Beckett of the West Middlesex University Hospital in London--called for laws requiring knife manufacturers to redesign their wares with rounded, blunt tips. ...