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UK school bans triangular shaped flapjacks after student hit in the eye during food fight

UK school bans triangular shaped flapjacks after student hit in the eye during food fight

(Which one of these two pastries do you consider to be dangerous enough to be banned from a school in England?

If you said that the triangular-shaped pastry was a risk to human life and should be banned, give yourself a pat on the back! (And maybe you should consider a career in the ever-increasing Nanny State.)

During a food fight at the Castle View School on Canvey Island in Essex, one student was hit in the eye by a tri-cornered cookie. The child was sent home and has since made a full recovery. However, the school was not satisfied and held a formal review of the shape and texture of these food items (they call them “flapjacks”).

After a thorough investigation, the school has decided to ban the triangle-shaped flapjacks. They have actually ordered the cooks to no longer cut the flapjacks into triangles. Squares and rectangles are still allowed.

BBC reporter John Brain visited a coffee shop near the school and posed the safety question to several patrons. Their astonished responses say it all:

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