One bit of advice which we keep hearing is to stay at least two metres away from each other.
The last thing you want to be doing right now is to walk into someone else’s’ ‘cough cloud’. And if someone sneezes, then nobody will look down on you for running in the opposite direction.
Our daily lives seem to have morphed into some sort of budget Hollywood film. Nobody is allowed out. People are walking around in full PPE, and wildlife is emerging from where they have been hiding from humanity.
But how do you know how far two metres actually is?
Well, some firefighters in New South Wales (Australia) have come up with a handy way of reminding you just how big a gap two metres is.
On a sign outside of their fire station, Bellingen Fire & Rescue Service announced:
‘If you can smell their fart, You’re not far enough apart’.
So there we have it.
If you have ever been in a situation where your colleague has let rip, and you have had to walk away to avoid their methane cloud, then the distance at which you could no longer smell the offensive aroma is the same distance you need to be away from people.
All of the time. For the foreseeable future.
If you spot anything funny, engaging, strange, newsworthy or bizarre on social media which you think our team might be interested in (like the content in this article), then don’t forget to share it in our Strange Things Spotted On Social Media’ Facebook group by clicking here
Before you leave us...
Don't forget to subscribe to our monthly newsletter, S**ts & Giggles! It contains ALL of the content that we are not allowed to share on social media.
S**ts & Giggles is emailed directly to our subscribers and is guaranteed to brighten up your day as well as your inbox
Every month, we get sent loads of content that we cannot share on social media, owing to various 'community standards' rules. None of the content that goes into our Newsletter is extreme. Neither is it political. It is just, well, funny...
And best of all, it only costs just £1 each month to subscribe!
You can cancel your subscription at any time and you are not tied into long and drawn out subscription periods. Your £1 each month helps us to keep our teaboat fully stocked, so if you do subscribe, then thank you!
It only costs £1 per month to subscribe!. You can subscribe below using Paypal or with your debit/credit card
Because remember: Laughter is stress leaving the body!