A call from the British Medical Journal was published several years ago, arguing that “many assaults are committed impulsively, prompted by alcohol and drugs, and a kitchen knife often makes an all too available weapon,” according to the BBC.
Researchers “consulted 10 top chefs from around the UK, and found
such knives have little practical value in the kitchen. None of the chefs felt such knives were essential, since the point of a short blade
was just as useful when a sharp end was needed.”
"We, the authorities who are smarter than you, have decided you should not be trusted with pointy objects at all, but we will allow you to have short ones in the kitchen.
These clowns would faint at the chefs knife I made as a wedding present for son and bride.
Britain is soooo screwed.