Re: [93attendees] pocket knife in Prague

Sandra Murphy <sandy@tislabs.com> Mon, 13 July 2015 01:45 UTC

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Subject: Re: [93attendees] pocket knife in Prague
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On Jul 11, 2015, at 6:07 AM, Ladislav Lhotka <lhotka@nic.cz>; wrote:

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>> On 10 Jul 2015, at 22:07, Benson Schliesser <bensons@queuefull.net>; wrote:
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>> Does anybody know whether it is legal to carry a pocket knife in Prague? I usually carry one in my pocket at home and in some US cities where I better know the laws. I mostly use it for opening Amazon boxes and cutting foods like fruit and cheese - but I know that it isn't always considered to be a benign instrument by the authorities…
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> No problem whatsoever, on the contrary! This is a well-known Czech saying: Every real man is supposed to have a knife in his pocket.
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How refreshing a change from London, where one of our group at the London Eye lost his pocket knife to the security folk and had to write down his name and passport number.

He found the Czech saying entertaining.  :-)

--Sandy