Interesting Fact - The Law

In the UK it is a crime to insult someone through words or behaviour.

(Section 5 of the 1986 Public Order Act currently means that "threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour" might be deemed a criminal offence. The law was used to arrest a student who asked a police officer whether his horse was gay. Probably as a result of ridiculous arrests like this, the law is to be amended, removing the word "insulting". 

I wish I'd known it was a crime when I was at school. I could have had half my teachers arrested, they really knew how to insult your intelligence.)