Newest evil targeted by Nanny State is………….

Blowing out candles on birthday cakes

Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has just declared that children should no longer be allowed to blow out candles on birthday cakes at parties. The official guidelines state:

‘To prevent the spread of germs when the child blows out the candles, parents should either provide a separate cupcake, with a candle if they wish, for the birthday child.’

Australian news organizations are reporting that doctors are speaking out against the candle ban, saying that it goes too far. Australian Medical Association president Steve Hambleton addressed the new rule:

“If somebody sneezes on a cake, I probably don’t want to eat it either — but if you’re blowing out candles, how many organisms are transferred to a communal cake, for goodness sake?”

 

Things not to say an a TV interview

Well, I am sure there are many things you should avoid saying during an interview with a news reporter. And, I would bet that saying the vacuum cleaner man has seen your tits is at or near the top of that list. But, before you feel badly for this woman, just think how badly scarred the vacuum cleaner dude must be!