Your looming question is finally answered; Yes! The Transportation Security Administration has an Instagram account. And frankly, it’s quite entertaining. Just before the weekend, the account posted photographs of a pretty bouquet of roses that was found by the officers at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. It is virtually impossible to make out in the photo, but there was a small knife hidden in the stems.

TSA decided to turn this discovery into a learning opportunity for passengers; and instead of threats, present them with a poem:

Roses are red
Violets are blue
A knife hidden in your flowers can’t be carried through
So, pack it in your checked bag along with your oversized shampoo.

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We’re not just pollen your leg. Let us bee clear, you won’t have a knife day if you try to sneak a prohibited item through TSA security. Knives of any kind are not allowed in your carry-on. So once and flor-al, don’t hide prohibited items in your carry-on. This is our advice to you, take it or leaf it.

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Just last week, in honor of #NationalLipstickDay, the TSA Instagram account posted a photo of a lipstick tube with a terrifyingly sharp knife inside instead of lipstick. The knife lipstick was propped up in front of a stunning black sparkly clutch purse. Apparently another confiscated item by the Transportation Security Administration, the caption read:

In honor of #NationalLipstickDay, here’s one that will make your lips a stain of RED…annnnd potentially make things RED all over!? What would you call this shade of lipstick? Hemoglobin Red? Blood Red? All jokes aside, you WON’T have a beautiful day if you try to bring this ‘lipstick’ through airport security. Our officers at Nashville International Airport recently discovered this lipstick knife in a carry-on bag at a security checkpoint.

 

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What we really want to know is, who is trying to sneak all these knives onto a plane and why? Nonetheless, thank you TSA for finding them.