Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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A tax for coughing in public
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In the case you may be in a confined space with people who may or may not be sick where communicable diseases have a higher chance of spreading, upon someone coughing in a place like this, without covering up using a hankerchief or something else, they may be liable for a fine - a sneeze tax or a coughfee surcharge.

I would think a complaint could be lodged and others in the confined vicinity could be witnesses.

One must note that this cannot apply to places like hospitals and clinics. Also I am not against these bodily functions, but the for the prevention of spread of communicable diseases.

AngelEleven, Nov 25 2015


       Why not just take a cough drop?
travbm, Nov 25 2015

       It might be Ebola. Cough drops don't work for that.
AngelEleven, Nov 25 2015

       I was hoping for cough + coffee
ixnaum, Nov 27 2015

       Probably already baked in Singapore.
Cuit_au_Four, Nov 28 2015

       Don't agree as it would involve penalising people with lung cancer or nervous coughs. Like the title though. Why not just have people wear masks? [Eleventeenthly] reckons they should do that.
nineteenthly, Nov 28 2015


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