America, the land of free speech. Most people stop there, forgetting that with free speech comes responsibility. You can call out "fire" in a crowded theater where there is no fire, but there will be a legal consequence to that action. Apparently the same holds true for falsely proclaiming "bingo." Just ask Austin Whaley, an 18-year-old Kentucky fella who has been barred by a judge from saying “bingo” for 6 months after he did precisely that last month. Whaley did not have bingo but shouted out bingo, and now he’s the owner of a pretty second-degree disorderly conduct violation as well as the aforementioned banishment.
It got me thinking of one of my favorite movie scenes from one of my favorite movies, “My Girl:”