Posts Tagged ‘violence’

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Duelbrella

May 20, 2008

It’s an umbrella with a sword in it. It’s £250. It’s penguintastic.

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Lesspolitebrella

May 19, 2008

This person has written a few guidelines about correct umbrella use. He or she is clearly very angry with the umbrella users of Vancouver (is Vancouver going to become my new favourite place?) and vents rather emphatically on the subject:

IF YOU HAVE AN UMBRELLA AND YOU’RE UNDER AN AWNING AND WON’T FOLD IT OR GET OUT OF THE WAY YOU DESERVE TO HAVE YOUR NUTS CRUSHED AND YOUR ARMS RIPPED OFF!!

Umbrella etiquette is a touchy subject. I know many people who have responded to my business idea and this blog with something approaching “just tell people to stop stabbing me in the bloody eye with them”. Be nice with your brollies, people. I’d hate to see anything happen to your nuts.

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Terrorbrella

May 15, 2008

I wasn’t sure whether to link to this as this man could be seen to be advocating taking umbrellas on to aeroplanes with a view to using them as a weapon. But the video is rather sweet.

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Punchbrella

May 15, 2008

What looks like a nice comfy handle is in fact a dangerous weapon

The Umbuster has been classified a Class 5 weapon by good and upright men and women of the Victorian Police. To have and to hold this accessory requires a weapons licence and/or gun licence.

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Deathbrella

May 13, 2008

People use umbrellas to less conventional ends that mere raindrop dodging.

They can be used to kill by people like Francesco Gullino, the umbrella assassin of the Bulgarian dissident and BBC broadcaster Georgi Markov, or these lasses who stabbed a girl in the eye at a station with the tip of their brolly.

Fortunately, most umbrella-related violence is less gruesome and more entertaining. Like this…