Lorin Clarke

Freelance writer

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Legally Binding: regarding your excruciating social media usage

March 26, 2018 3

You will hereby cease posting comments with the words “Have not read the whole article but …” (and other important amendments to The Social Contract)

Legally Binding: regarding your awful children

March 12, 2018 4

Referring to a child as "Mr Two" or "Miss Seven" may now result in said child being removed from your care (and other important amendments to The Social Contract).

Legally Binding: playing Christmas carols in shopping centres now punishable by death

February 26, 2018 5

A public interest endeavour dedicated to the ongoing improvement of The Social Contract.

Legally Binding: it is now an offence to leave angry notes on drivers’ windscreens

February 5, 2018 4

Also, a car park located on public land that happens to be outside the front of your property is not "your" car park.

Legally Binding: a controversial new points-based system to manage romantic relationships

January 22, 2018 4

A public interest endeavour dedicated to the ongoing improvement of The Social Contract.

Legally Binding: the official rules for binge watching TV

December 18, 2017 2

Including a special update on "Kardashian hours" versus regular hours.

Legally Binding: people who eat hot chips on public transport must be brought to justice

December 4, 2017 8

Eating hot chips on the train is a serious breach of etiquette, as writer, broadcaster and legal expert Lorin Clarke explains in this amendment to the Social Contract.

The Social Contract: important amendments to modern manners

November 6, 2017 8

Crikey presents some vital amendments to the Social Contract.