An Irish pub in Corralejo, Spain is telling patrons to keep their hands to themselves and to shut up. Murphy's Irish Bar has banned Neil Diamond's 'Sweet Caroline' from playing inside their establishment to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
According to the sign, none of the following will be permitted in Murphy's:
- Touching hands
- Reaching out
- Touching me
- Touching you
Of course when 'Sweet Caroline' comes on, all the drunk people get nuts and scream the song at the top of their lungs. Singing a song that loud is a fantastic way to expel droplets and viral loads. So if you combine loud singing in a crowded bar with a mass of loud singers, that sounds like a perfect storm for spreading COVID.
Back when the pandemic started, Neil Diamond actually posted a video on YouTube encouraging people to wash their hands to the tune of 'Sweet Caroline.'
There's no word from the bar if 'Don't Stop Believin' has been banned. That song is another surefire way to spread Coronavirus! Click here to read more at The Irish Post.
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