They should make soft trombones. They'd be made out of Nerf material. They wouldn't make sound very well, but they'd certainly be very fun, and very safe. Hoover Alan wrote: > Clearly, the maker of the trombone should be sued. All trombones should >be > banned. Incrementally, of course, after first banning assault trombones, > and after creating laws where background checks are to be made of the > individuals who apply to purchase them. > > -----Original Message----- > From: Liebig, Steuart A. [mailto:LiebigSA@Maritz.com] > Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 1999 11:20 AM > To: 'Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com' > Subject: RE: Dangers of Dixieland > > addendum to this . . . > > > > MAN SLIDES HIS TROMBONE & KILLS MUSICIAN IN FRONT OF HIM! By Randy > > > > Jeffries/Weekly World News (January 23, 1996) > > > > The incident has provoked a > > > > storm of controversy over whether or not American jazz should be > > played > > > > in German colleges. "I believe the music is to blame," said >Gratzfeld > > > > band director Heinrich Sommer. "I was pressured to play that >selection > > > > by school administrators. But I've always said jazz is dangerous > > music, > > > > "Our musicians can't control themselves when they play it. They >move > > and > > > > rock back and forth, creating chaos. If I had my way, American > > Dixieland > > > > would be outlawed in Germany. I've been directing bands for 30 >years > > and > > > > I've never heard of anyone dying while playing a German march." > > > > > > > > > this reminded me of something else i received not so long ago. > > DANCE BAND RULES AND REGULATIONS DURING THE 3RD REICH > > An actual set of rules from Germany, unfortunately this is not a joke!