Two-month suspended jail sentence for persistent door knocking
A door knocker. Image by Greentellect Studio (via Shutterstock).
Do you remember playing Knock A Door Run? In this game, you tried to knock on as many doors without being caught. It is a prank which dates from the Victorian times. It is also known as Knock Down Ginger and (in North America) Nicky Nicky Nine Doors. Persistent door knocking can land you in trouble, and this happened to Claire Bowden of Shifnal, Shropshire.
Toddler tries to open automatic doors in airport with Star Wars style ‘magic powers’
Indispensable in public buildings: automatic doors. Image by Dario Diament (via Shutterstock).
Automatic doors are a boon for any public building. From airport terminals to DIY stores, they enable us to carry heavy items to and from our cars. A revolutionary design which saves on manpower, as no-one needs to hold the door for you. For today’s post, we would like to share with you this humorous clip.
Know Your Standard Door Sizes
A quick look at standard door sizes in the UK
Image by Thammasiri (via Shutterstock).
What is a standard door size? Unless you start choosing doors yourself, door sizes are something we might take for granted. Believe it or not, there is more than standard size throughout the United Kingdom. Many of Scotland’s doors are slightly different in dimension to English, Northern Irish, and Welsh counterparts.