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papapi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-17-08 10:22 PM
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12. A co-worker won her case and was awarded $55,000 when she claimed...
that the door she was exiting at a McDonald's restaurant malfunctioned and hit her in the calf of her leg. She claimed that it caused permanent damage to her calf and the nerves in her leg. She seemed to walk just fine, best I could tell. Go figure.
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  -Ever wear a defective Thong? cat_girl25  Jun-17-08 10:01 PM   #0 
  - Jesus! A 52 year old in a thong?  Dark   Jun-17-08 10:03 PM   #1 
  - No problem.  cat_girl25   Jun-17-08 10:06 PM   #2 
  - You betcha  Husb2Sparkly   Jun-17-08 10:20 PM   #10 
  - Don't know where you live, but in LA there are more than a few 52 year olds that are  greyhound1966   Jun-17-08 10:07 PM   #5 
  - Ageist much?  KitchenWitch   Jun-17-08 10:08 PM   #6 
  - 52 year old women...  B.S. Lewis   Jun-17-08 10:09 PM   #7 
  - And I think we'd all like to see her in a thong.  Alcibiades   Jun-17-08 10:43 PM   #26 
  - What about a pregnant woman. I couldn't believe seeing  Ilsa   Jun-17-08 10:49 PM   #27 
  - Gotta picture of your own self?  Husb2Sparkly   Jun-17-08 11:01 PM   #30 
  - Nicely played...  LanternWaste   Jun-18-08 12:18 PM   #58 
  - Try picturing a man in his 60's NOT tanned somewhat overweight and very white  LiberalFighter   Jun-17-08 11:28 PM   #31 
  - Thank you for your timely reminder of how disgusting the human body is.  Bucky   Jun-18-08 11:56 AM   #54 
  - I thought you were talking about that photo of Ahnold Swartz-a-ma-call-it  Sequoia   Jun-18-08 03:50 PM   #70 
  - My 58 year old Fiance not only looks great in a thong...  cherokeeprogressive   Jun-18-08 11:42 AM   #48 
  - I'd *like* to forget my name...  Dogtown   Jun-18-08 02:23 PM   #62 
     - LOL! Sorry, none exist.  cherokeeprogressive   Jun-18-08 02:28 PM   #63 
  - I'm 53 and I wear Speedos  TrogL   Jun-18-08 02:55 PM   #66 
  - To quote Bill Engvall, "I believe that if you want to wear a thong, you should  muntrv   Jun-17-08 10:06 PM   #3 
  - AMEN!  Dont_Bogart_the_Pretzel   Jun-17-08 11:42 PM   #34 
  - I don't know why  Mz Pip   Jun-17-08 10:07 PM   #4 
  - only if their catalogs fall into the hands of straight teenage boys  dwickham   Jun-17-08 10:23 PM   #13 
  - Jinx!  BrotherBuzz   Jun-17-08 10:27 PM   #18 
     - what is it  dwickham   Jun-17-08 10:34 PM   #22 
  - I don't know about the clothing, but that warning should be in their catalog  BrotherBuzz   Jun-17-08 10:25 PM   #16 
  - Geez, an eye injury??  Drum   Jun-17-08 10:18 PM   #8 
  - these things are just disgusting..  skooooo   Jun-17-08 10:18 PM   #9 
  - Damn thongs always go "wedgie" on me  minnesota_liberal   Jun-17-08 10:21 PM   #11 
  - I thought that was the whole idea behind anal floss.  TahitiNut   Jun-17-08 11:00 PM   #28 
  - LOL, you're going to start a class action flossing suit?  gkhouston   Jun-17-08 11:01 PM   #29 
  - A co-worker won her case and was awarded $55,000 when she claimed...  papapi   Jun-17-08 10:22 PM   #12 
  - What most people dont know....  OwnedByFerrets   Jun-17-08 10:37 PM   #25 
  - Not only that the lawyers get most of the money. n/t  Cleita   Jun-18-08 03:47 PM   #69 
  - Probably a settlement. Its cheaper for McDonalds to settle than to fight it  MiniMe   Jun-18-08 11:03 AM   #41 
  - here's the link for that particular line of thongs.  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-17-08 10:23 PM   #14 
  - My favorite  Mz Pip   Jun-17-08 10:30 PM   #19 
  - Please post the pic.  Beacool   Jun-18-08 10:47 AM   #39 
  - That's what she gets for flossing her butt.  Tuesday Afternoon   Jun-17-08 10:24 PM   #15 
  - The cornea was definitely not the body-part I imagined would be injured...  Hekate   Jun-17-08 10:36 PM   #24 
  - You could put an eye out with that thong. n/t  rucky   Jun-17-08 10:26 PM   #17 
  - Kind of like a  Mz Pip   Jun-17-08 10:32 PM   #20 
     - Kind of...  rucky   Jun-18-08 01:42 PM   #59 
     - More like a slingshot. (eom)  Petrushka   Jun-19-08 12:44 AM   #71 
  - Here's the moment...  Octafish   Jun-17-08 10:34 PM   #21 
  - I received an eye injury from a thong too ...  Maine-i-acs   Jun-17-08 10:35 PM   #23 
  - In fact: That is ALL I wear ....  Trajan   Jun-17-08 11:39 PM   #32 
  - Seriously...  djohnson   Jun-17-08 11:41 PM   #33 
  - Thongs are like shoes...one size is NOT for everyone.  Dont_Bogart_the_Pretzel   Jun-17-08 11:51 PM   #35 
  - Yup. And that's probably why that metal piece sprung loose.  Shakespeare   Jun-20-08 04:09 PM   #72 
  - Who in the hell buys thongs  NV Whino   Jun-18-08 12:12 AM   #36 
  - This has got to be operator error - there's no way that properly putting on underwear  petronius   Jun-18-08 12:51 AM   #37 
  - What was she trying to do that she got hit in the eye?  Beacool   Jun-18-08 10:44 AM   #38 
  - A piece of metal flew off the underwear and hit her in the eye?!?  MrCoffee   Jun-18-08 10:50 AM   #40 
  - "Careful! You Could Poke Someone's Eye Out"  Crisco   Jun-18-08 11:06 AM   #42 
  - maybe she had it on backwards?  NightWatcher   Jun-18-08 11:07 AM   #43 
  - Nah. That might actually be interesting  GreenPartyVoter   Jun-18-08 11:50 AM   #52 
  - I give her credit for admitting that  MiniMe   Jun-18-08 11:14 AM   #44 
  - It's ALL fun and games until someone looses an eye.  temperancedissent   Jun-18-08 11:36 AM   #45 
  - If your eye is loose, tighten it up  MrCoffee   Jun-18-08 11:37 AM   #46 
     - hahaha oops  temperancedissent   Jun-18-08 11:44 AM   #50 
  - Thom Hartmann just mentioned this story on the air.  Bozita   Jun-18-08 11:41 AM   #47 
  - Should I lament the downfall of the media  gkhouston   Jun-18-08 01:47 PM   #60 
  - Yeah, but  distantearlywarning   Jun-18-08 11:43 AM   #49 
  - Yeah, it was 1972...  mak3cats   Jun-18-08 11:47 AM   #51 
  - This one here  michreject   Jun-18-08 11:53 AM   #53 
  - I'm sympathetic to this woman. I once saw my neighbor in a thong and my eyes nearly popped out too!  Bucky   Jun-18-08 11:57 AM   #55 
  - I think we all know she was trying to wear it on her head.  BurtWorm   Jun-18-08 12:05 PM   #56 
  - Just think of Larry David's problem....  deaniac21   Jun-18-08 12:10 PM   #57 
  - That thong doubles as a conceal and cary weapon, a lethal sling shot.  Mountainman   Jun-18-08 01:48 PM   #61 
  - The Consumerist has a picture of the defective line.. All I can say is...  Lone_Star_Dem   Jun-18-08 02:39 PM   #64 
  - And so far everyone has assumed the injury happened when she was putting it on...  SaveAmerica   Jun-18-08 02:47 PM   #65 
     - At least that's her story and she's sticking to it  Lone_Star_Dem   Jun-18-08 02:58 PM   #67 
  - I thought so, once...  Iggo   Jun-18-08 03:30 PM   #68 
  - I thought your OP title said: "DeTective Thong" and  Breeze54   Jun-20-08 04:11 PM   #73 
  - "Corneal damage"? I didn't realize thongs were headgear now.  Vidar   Jun-20-08 05:52 PM   #74 
 

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