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Welsh-Proofing Streets

9:30 AM -- The Metro has more ethnic stereotyping health-and-safety news from the land of Mary Poppins:

    Scientists have decided that redesigning streets to make them more user-friendly for drunks could help reduce conflict and violence.

    After using computer simulations based on the Welsh...
Wwhat wwhat wwhat?!

    ...to mimic the movements of people staggering home after a good night out, researchers came to the staggering realisation that drunk people trip over things.

    Scientists went on to the streets of Cardiff to get information about drunken behaviour they could feed into their computer model, breathalysing locals and studying their behaviour.

    A quarter of the individuals encountered were found to be so drunk they were staggering.
Well. Maybe. And maybe that's just the way Welshmen walk. It's a very hilly place. And I bet they could still pronounce "Llanfairpwllgwyngyll."

— Larry, Attack Monkey, Light Reading

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