From: Joni Rathbun
Subject: Re: Myths about the McDonald's hot coffee lawsuit (was: Re: Can this
mother win this lawsuit?)
Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2003 22:38:11 -0800
Organization: Oregon VOS
NNTP-Posting-Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2003 06:38:12 +0000 (UTC)
On Tue, 23 Dec 2003, Circe wrote:
> wrote in message
> > On Tue, 23 Dec 2003 13:59:25 -0800, "Circe" wrote:
> > >The dashboard is not practical in many cars (certainly in none of mine).
> > >of them are too sloped or uneven and/or I could not reach a cup rested on
> > >the dashboard while sitting in my seat (IOW, I would have to take off my
> > >seatbelt and get partway out of my seat to reach). I would NEVER have
> > >considered the dashboard as a reasonable place to accomplish such a feat.
> > You have the wrong cars - never had these problems in any of mine -
> > top of dashboards were accessible or else consoles provided more than
> > adequate areas of flat accessible surfaces to do it on!
> Well, sorry, I bought my cars based on considerations other than whether or
> not there was a place for me to set a coffee cup for the purpose of removing
> the lid. Seeing as how that's something I only do about a dozen times in any
> given year, it didn't really cross my mind.
> Either way, however, it is quite clear that not everyone has the "right"
All that and it wasn't even her car.