Tag: strange laws

Breaking News: The headline this story just had to have

I’ve just become a wanted criminal in at least one country should I ever visit it. Just ask my wife…

Apparently serial farters in Malawi are going to be in big trouble. The country is cracking down on passing gas. Since the Daily Mail broke the story on January 28 the Internet has gone into a little bit of meltdown as people crack wise about the proposed law – which aims to make better and more thoughtful citizens.

“One Malawian told the website Africanews.com: ‘My goodness. What happens in a public place where a group is gathered. Do they lock up half a minibus?

‘And how about at meetings where it is difficult to pinpoint ‘culprits’?

‘Children will openly deny having passed bad air and point at an elder. Culturally, this is very embarrassing,’ she said.”

What a story. This is what responsible government looks like people.