Category Archives: Life is stranger than fiction
On my Random Weirdness blog and then reblogged on my defunct Anarcho-Tyranny blog, a few years back, I linked a now-deleted tweet that then said one must be 16 to buy flour and eggs in the U.K.:
Here’s a reference to such a law over there:
Well, now, in North Wales, the age has been raised to 18:
Googling, one finds it’s to stop ‘Hell Night’ vandalism ahead of Halloween in particular.
But, strangely to my Canadian eyes, it appears these bans are police initiatives rather than either legislative or internal store policies.