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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

“I was thinking along the same lines, however... Common sense is incumbent on everyone.”

Sure, but what if you’re a 240Lb man and stumble and fall against the window? Should you expect that you’re not going to fall thru it to your death?


19 posted on 05/29/2011 5:27:23 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

I have never, ever in my long (60 year) life ever tumbled against a window. The few collisions with walls or doors were always the result of horsing around. I agree that horsing around should not be a death sentence. I remember reading a vignette in Readers Digest (more than 40 years ago) about some secretaries in a New York high rise office building who were skittish about floor to ceiling windows in their offices.

To allay their concerns, a 200 pound construction engineer in a hardhat made a call. He removed his hat, took a running start at the window, hitting it squarely with his shoulder. He replaced his hat and departed. The complaints about the window stopped. That’s the kind of testing I like; it shows faith in your work.


21 posted on 05/29/2011 5:55:10 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Somewhere in Kenya a village is missing its idiot)
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