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17,966. We always carried knives ... We were a nasty wee crew. (Gangsters: Glasgow & Knives & Glasgow) Hugh Collins
17,970. Glasgow is a city divided, cut in half by one lethal weapon – the blade. Knife crimes and razor gangs have been a presence on the streets of Glasgow for nearly two hundred years. (Gangstas: Glasgow & Knives & Glasgow) Gangs of Britain, CI 2013
75,314. In our school you were searched for guns and knives on the way in and if you didn't have any, they gave you some. (Gun & Knife & School) Emo Philips
20,218. One of my boys was dead, and those Turks were about to find out what it felt like to be on the wrong end of a kebab knife. (GBH Films & Knife) Rise of the Foot Soldier 2007 ***** starring Ricci Harnett & Terry Stone & Craig Fairbrass & Roland Manookian & Billy Murray & Frank Harper & Neil Maskell & Dave Legeno & Kieran Bew & Jason Maza Coralie Rose& et al, director Julian Gilbey, Carlton Leach’s commentary
20,531. I’ll cut you right now. (GBH Films & Knife) Bonded By Blood 2010 starring Tamer Hassan & Robert Fucilla & Vincent Regan & Terry Stone & Adam Deacon & Neil Maskell & Dave Legano & Johnny Palmiero & Duncan Meadows et al, director Sacha Bennett
21,473. He stabbed me. He done me in the guts. What do I do? Leave it in or take it out? (GBH Films & Knives) Love, Honour & Obey 2000 starring Sadie Frost & Ray Winstone & Jonny Lee Miller & Jude Law & Kathy Burke & Sean Pertwee & Denise van Outer & Rhys Ifans et al, directors Dominic Anciano & Ray Burdis et al, director Burdis & Anciano, Al in pub with gang
23,592. You took our child into a knife fight? (Spy Films & Knife) Undercover Blues 1993 starring Kathleen Turner & Dennis Quaid & Fiona Shaw & Stanley Tucci & Richard Jenkins & Obba Babatunde & Tom Arnold & Park Overall & Dave Chappelle et al, director Herbert Rossi, her to him
23,938. Those knives are supposed to be as sharp as a chemistry teacher’s cardigan. (Science Fiction & Knife) Red Dwarf VIII: Pete I s8e6, Rimmer to Lister
71,410. I read that Monica Seles got stabbed. And although I have nothing against Monica Seles, I’m glad somebody in sports got stabbed. I like the idea of it; it’s good entertainment. If we’re lucky, it’ll spread through sports. And show business, too! Wouldn’t you like to see a guy jump up on stage and stab some famous singer? Especially a real shitty pop singer? Maybe they’ll even start stabbing comedians. Fuck it, I’m ready! I never perform without my can of mace. I have a switchblade knife too. I’ll cut your eye out and go right on telling jokes. (Entertainment & Knife) George Carlin, Brain Droppings
78,313. Knife boy is just 10: A boy of ten waved a 4 inch knife and threatened to stab a group of teenagers if they did not hand over their mobile phones ... Police arrested the ten-year-old soon after in Walthamstow, East London. He has been bailed until next week. The Sun article March 2011
78,314. The best thing I have is the knife from Fatal Attraction. I hung it in my kitchen. It’s my way of saying, Don’t mess with me. Glenn Close
87,203. That’s a knife. Crocodile Dundee 1986 starring Paul Hogan & Linda Kozlowski & John Meillon & Terry Gill & David Gulpilil & Reginald Vel Johnson & Steve Rackman & Gerry Skilton & David Bracks & Peter Turnbull & Rik Colitti & Christine Totos & Graham Grace Walker et al, director Peter Faiman
20,588. We really stuck the knife her, didn’t we, Bert? Oh we really gave it to her good. Then we twisted it, didn’t we, Bert? ... I loved her Bert. I traded her in a pool game. (GBH Films & Love & Pool & Knife & Betrayal) The Hustler 1961 starring Paul Newman & Jackie Gleason & Piper Laurie & George C Scott & Myron McCormick & Murray Hamilton & Stefan Gierasch et al, director Robert Rossen
93,112. I hope you don’t mind. I would have used the butcher’s knife but the sword seemed so appropriate. (Cannibal & Knife & Sword) Hannibal Rising 1997 starring Gaspard Ulliel & Aaran Thomas & Gong Li & Dominic West & Rhys Ifans & Helena-Lia Tachovska & Kevin McKidd & Richard Brake & Stephen Walters & Ivan Marevich & Charles Maquignon et al, director Peter Webber, young Lector
96,433. As Reg [Gutteridge] told it, tiring of the champion's bombast, he chirped: ‘Muhammad, you think you’re a tough guy, don’t you? Well, I’ll show you what tough is ...’ Whereupon he seized a steak knife and violently stabbed himself in the leg, watched by the disbelieving Ali, who had no idea Reg had a false leg and was reduced to gobsmacked silence. ‘Now you do that,’ said Reg. (Boxing & Knife) Guardian online article 27th January 2009
73,963. I want to discover why so many young men here are arming themselves with knives. (Gangs & Knife) Nick Wallis, Glasgow’s Killing Streets, Channel 5 2015
18,961. Reputation: one of extreme violence. It’s a reputation that’s backed up by some staggering statistics. (Gangs & Knife) ibid.
97,768. A murder rate double the national average. And the weapon of choice is often a knife. (Gangs & Knife) ibid.
97,769. The gang violence escalated significantly after the introduction of drugs on the streets ... An even greater effect on those that take it – alcohol. (Gangs & Knife) ibid.
97,770. This new joined-up approach to tackling Glasgow’s knife-crime seems to be having a positive effect. (Gangs & Knife) ibid.
98,708. Knife crime is becoming normalised and a gateway for young people to enter into gangs, ruining lives across the capital. (Gangs & Knife) Gangland: Murder, Channel 5 2016
107,386. Over the last year 13 young people have died as a result of a knife injury in London. (Police & Knife) The Met: Policing London s2e3
113,010. Between April 2015 and March 2017, 2579 weapons were seized in British schools. Of these almost 500 were knives. (Murder & Weapon & Knife & School) Crimes that Shook Britain s8e2: Ann Maguire
119,928. In the year to March 2018, in England and Wales over 40,000 offences involving knives or sharp weapons were recorded by police. (Crime & Knife) Crimewave 2018: Lawless Britain, Channel 5 2018
120,410. It’s a tragedy when someone gets stabbed but the good things is, I was there to record it. (United States of America & Knife) Sacha Baron Cohen: Who is America? V, Rick
124,982. Zombie knife-wielding teenagers roaming the streets. Stabbings on an almost daily basis. Britain is in the midst of a knife-crime crisis: there’s been nearly 400 reported stabbings this year alone. Dispatches: Young, Armed and Dangerous, Channel 4 2019
125,650. The first person to be fatally stabbed in 2018 died just 12 minutes into the New Year. 3 hours later a second person is killed … Many of the victims are teenagers. Stabbed: Britain’s Knife Crime Crisis, BBC 2019, Duwayne Brooks
125,651. Why should you have the benefit of walking the street after deliberately taking someone’s life? ibid.
126,690. Tonight: the knife crime epidemic: fear on the streets, one man’s anger, his family’s tragedy, and his search for solutions. Tonight: Knife Crime & Me, ITV 2019
126,691. The figures are horrifying: so far this year more than 50 people – half of them under 25 – have been stabbed to death in Britain; many more have been seriously injured. ibid.
127,234. Honey, you gotta stop stabbing him [hostage]. (Gangstas: Minnesota & Minnesota & Knife) Fargo s2e8: Loplop, Jesse
130,735. Growing numbers of your people are carrying knives. And some even take knives to school thinking it will make them safer. The consequences can be devastating. My own brother was stabbed to death when I was 11 in a feud that I think could have been stopped without violence. (Knives & Young & Youth & Children) Panorama: Knives in the Classroom, BBC 2019
130,736. This is East London. Here at this youth club children are being taught what to do if they see a stabbing … These kids are 12 to 15: I’m finding it hard to watch. (Knives & Young & Youth & Children) ibid.
130,737. I want to understand why so many young people carry knives. (Knives & Young & Youth & Children) ibid.
130,738. Children as young as four have been found with knives at schools according to new police figures, and it’s estimated that over seventeen thousand children between the ages of ten and fifteen have carried a knife in the last year. (Knives & Young & Youth & Children) ibid.
130,739. People are just normalised by this sort of lifestyle. (Knives & Young & Youth & Children) ibid.
131,079. The number of young people killed by knives in the UK rose by nearly 50% last year. Knives are now the most common method of homicide. Only one fifth of offenders are charged. Knifed: Bloodbath in Britain’s Streets, Channel 5 2019, captions