I see that the Brit authorities are suggesting that people carry backpacks with emergency supplies, Just In Case:
Police Scotland and Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue both unwittingly drew scorn from Twitter users after posting images of the bags, similar to survival packs suggested by US Homeland Security around times of flooding or earthquakes.
Needless to say, the Brits are asking (with some justification): in case of what?
But it was met with bemusement as some said the suggestion was more suitable for a country facing martial law or a nuclear apocalypse.
Alert Readers will note two glaring omissions: knife, and ammo — oh wait, silly me, we’re talking about Britishland, where catastrophe will be met with pen and notepad.
Needless to say, it didn’t take long before alternatives were being offered:
Trying to find fault with this one… nope, sorry. Read the article for the full flavor.