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First Anti-Stab Knife Prevents Deadly Kitchen "Accidents"

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With gun laws being a little stricter in the UK, the weapon of choice for day to day murdering can often be found in the kitchen. That's why the first anti-stab knife is now ready for sale there.

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As the designer notes:

Mr Cornock, 42, from Swindon, said that the knife will cut vegetables, but will make it almost impossible to stab someone to death and will reduce the risk of accidental injuries.

He said: "It can never be a totally safe knife, but the idea is you can't inflict a fatal wound. Nobody could just grab one out of the kitchen drawer and kill someone.

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Really? Couldn't you go all Jack the Ripper on someone's throat with it? At any rate, if your wife or husband decides to replace your current knives with these anti-stab versions, that really says something about how they feel about you. Either they have the wrong impression, or they are on to you. [New Point Knives and Times Online via Fark]

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I fail to see how this will not be able to stab. Sure, the point is rounded, and that little notch would catch a rib, but what about in the abdomen? Or the neck? Or what about it being deflected off a rib, and twisting around so that it slips between two ribs?

I'm guessing this thing is just as deadly as a regular knife. Besides, the duller something is, the messier the wound, and the harder it is to treat.

Deadly fail.