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Lawyer steers car onto fresh wet cement, gets stuck
Metro[UK] ^ | 18th August, 2011 | Alfie Thomas

Posted on 08/21/2011 8:44:21 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows

A female lawyer got into a sticky situation when she attempted a U-turn and drove straight onto a bed of freshly laid wet cement in Houston, Texas.

Road workers stationed in the city couldn't believe there eyes as the driver totally ignored the bright orange markers and planted all four-wheels of her £70,000 luxury Lexus square on the concrete.

(Excerpt) Read more at metro.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Local News; Society
KEYWORDS: houston; lawyer; lawyers; napl
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I wonder who she'll sue?
1 posted on 08/21/2011 8:44:24 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows
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To: Slings and Arrows; humblegunner; Eaker; Allegra; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; ..
A female lawyer got into a sticky situation when she attempted a U-turn and drove straight onto a bed of freshly laid wet cement in Houston, Texas.

HUMBLE!


2 posted on 08/21/2011 8:46:29 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

3 posted on 08/21/2011 8:48:36 PM PDT by Palter (Celebrate diversity .22, .223, .25, 9mm, .32 .357, 10mm, .44, .45, .500)
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To: Slings and Arrows
it's understood she decided to stay in her car so as not to ruin her shoes.

If they were broken in hiking boots I understand completely.

4 posted on 08/21/2011 8:54:22 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Can we ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Easily. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.)
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To: Palter

Speaking of women drivers: Licence plate on a 2010 Chevrolet Corvette: “Was His”


5 posted on 08/21/2011 8:57:21 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear
If they were broken in hiking boots I understand completely.

I agree, it has taken me five years of hard work to get my Cabela's boots just right.

6 posted on 08/21/2011 8:57:59 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Just grab the car with one of these and lift it out.


7 posted on 08/21/2011 9:00:43 PM PDT by TChad
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To: Slings and Arrows

8 posted on 08/21/2011 9:01:36 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: Slings and Arrows
Road workers stationed in the city couldn't believe there eyes...

Yep, them there eyes are hard to believe...

9 posted on 08/21/2011 9:01:41 PM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: expat1000

"Recalculating......Recalculating....."

10 posted on 08/21/2011 9:03:47 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Zeppo
Yep, them there eyes are hard to believe...

And "the cement was barley five minutes old." I just hate it when barley turns into cement.

11 posted on 08/21/2011 9:08:27 PM PDT by TChad
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To: Slings and Arrows

They have been working on Kirby from 610 north for about 5 years now. What’s another 2 years.


12 posted on 08/21/2011 9:08:27 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Relativistic legal mind of the emancipated female, meet the unmitigated concrete facts.


13 posted on 08/21/2011 9:12:54 PM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: Grams A

o/~ Look for the union label... o/~


14 posted on 08/21/2011 9:13:07 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: TChad

That’ll buff right out.


15 posted on 08/21/2011 9:16:25 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: dfwgator

TURN NOW! NOW!

16 posted on 08/21/2011 9:18:56 PM PDT by MaxMax
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To: Palter
Yeah, those women. Yeah.
17 posted on 08/21/2011 9:21:00 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: Slings and Arrows
I wonder who she'll sue?<.i>

LOL, best post right off the bat.

18 posted on 08/21/2011 9:25:29 PM PDT by Talisker (History will show the Illuminati won the ultimate Darwin Award.)
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To: Talisker

I wish I was joking.


19 posted on 08/21/2011 9:35:32 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Somehow, it’ll be the concrete’s fault... Or the construction crew’s fault.


20 posted on 08/21/2011 9:43:37 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Allegra; mylife
......and I thought Houston drivers were only that bad when it snows .

Ping
21 posted on 08/21/2011 9:48:01 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Was she a blond?


22 posted on 08/21/2011 9:53:49 PM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: BIGLOOK; mylife
......and I thought Houston drivers were only that bad when it snows

The very first day I was home on R&R in 2007, I wanted to make a right at a stoplight, but a pickup-truck was in my way.

So, I drove up on the sidewalk and got around him and then oooops...remembered that I was home.

I got away with it, though. :)

23 posted on 08/21/2011 10:04:10 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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“Was she a blond?”

How about asking if she had nappy hair, slanty eyes, a red dot, or a hooked nose? No you would never ask any of those questions because that would be racist, but it is fine to imply that someone with a hair color unique to the White race is stupid. My daughters are blond and I can assure you that they are not stupid.


24 posted on 08/21/2011 10:04:10 PM PDT by BUGSWOL (No one was ever burned at the stake for saying the Earth was flat)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Online commentators speculated that the driver was possibly waiting for the cement to dry so that it did not ruin her shoes.

But one man who witnessed the event said the police had told her to stay in the car for her safety.

'Changitochulito' wrote on website Reddit, 'The cop told the woman to stay in the car so she wouldn't get into the wet cement.

'The thing is they had just finished pouring and shaping the cement not but 5 minutes before it happened.

'They got the car out within 20 or so minutes after it happened and repaired the street 15 minutes after that.

'They yanked her out with a flat bed, while she was still in it.'

Other online posters quoted the famous phrase associated with the city, 'Houston, we have a problem'.

The dark coloured car, which had a Texas licence plate, is believed to be a Lexus GS which is sold for up to $70,000. The Houston Press reported that a lawyer is the registered owner.

source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2027144/Female-lawyer-gets-Lexus-stuck-wet-concrete-Houston-TX.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

25 posted on 08/21/2011 10:04:48 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: rawhide
Police caught quickly responding:


26 posted on 08/21/2011 10:14:56 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: ThunderSleeps

Somehow, it’ll be the concrete’s fault... Or the construction crew’s fault

You know there is Houston and the ready mix outfit and the contractor the rental outfit for baricades and flashing lights ece. LOL


27 posted on 08/21/2011 10:15:21 PM PDT by munin ( So, which of these winners calley, mookie will get his worrd the cops and generated public costs?)
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To: Allegra

Tsk Tsk tsk.,..,


28 posted on 08/21/2011 10:17:45 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: BUGSWOL; Darteaus94025

Uhhh, LDarteaus94025 was just being sarcastic. It was meant as a joke.


29 posted on 08/21/2011 10:22:03 PM PDT by rawhide
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Would the joke still be funny if the she had nappy hair, slanty eyes, a red dot, or a hooked nose?


30 posted on 08/21/2011 10:29:36 PM PDT by BUGSWOL (No one was ever burned at the stake for saying the Earth was flat)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Reads like a skit from Smack the Pony

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYCRujUspA8


31 posted on 08/21/2011 10:30:50 PM PDT by tlb
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To: Slings and Arrows

32 posted on 08/21/2011 10:36:41 PM PDT by Morgana (I never said one word........)
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To: expat1000

That’ll buff right out.


33 posted on 08/21/2011 10:39:08 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: BUGSWOL

Hmmm. Bugs, are you a blond?


34 posted on 08/21/2011 10:39:57 PM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: Morgana

So that’s what she was trying to do!


35 posted on 08/21/2011 10:50:59 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Darteaus94025

Get the hair nice for my mug shot

36 posted on 08/21/2011 10:52:48 PM PDT by Loud Mime (Democrats: debt, dependence and derision)
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To: Darteaus94025

Actually I’m making a point about political correctness. Every time I post I see this reminder.

“Please: NO profanity, NO personal attacks, NO racism or violence in posts.”

If I reported your post for racism (don’t worry I won’t only cowards who can’t defend their position report) I’ve little doubt that nothing would happen. If on the other hand you had asked “Was she nappy haired” your post would be gone in an instant and this is a conservative forum.

The point I’m making is anti-racism is just a code word for anti-White.


37 posted on 08/21/2011 10:56:33 PM PDT by BUGSWOL (No one was ever burned at the stake for saying the Earth was flat)
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To: BUGSWOL; rawhide; Darteaus94025

8-13-2011

Ignore the newbie; feeding trolls looking for a fight is futile and counter productive.


38 posted on 08/21/2011 10:58:10 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch ("Public service" does NOT mean servicing the people, like a bull among heifers.)
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To: Allegra; mylife
Doggone Houston drivers! Wet streets, snow on the Gulf (Gulp) Freeway or wet cement anywhere.....maybe even on the sidewalks, it just ain't safe anymore.

Maybe that lawyer just wanted to catch up with you to tell you that it's ok to make a right turn after coming to a full stop even if the light was red. Looks like she made a left turn but WTH, she's a lawyer.
39 posted on 08/21/2011 11:12:37 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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Doggone Houston drivers! Wet streets...

There have been no wet streets in Houston in a long, long time.

People are also likely forgetting bow to operate their windshield wipers.

*sigh*

(I know I can turn right on red - but the pickup truck was half in the left lane and half in the right, blocking me. The sidewalk was right there, so I...hey, it's how they do it in the Middle East...LOL)

40 posted on 08/21/2011 11:21:04 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: Allegra
Spent two years and ten months in SE Asia and very quickly found out that the are no traffic rules of the road there either. Most drove by ear.


41 posted on 08/21/2011 11:28:20 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: rawhide
Which reminds me, back in the 60’s a friend of the Family got rear ended by a Cop, TWICE in two years time.

And no, it wasn't the same Cop, but the Friend was driving the same car both times...

42 posted on 08/21/2011 11:28:52 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (If Sarah Palin was President, you would have a job by now.)
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To: BUGSWOL
You've been Hornswoggled by the left into believing that everything
on the planet earth is racist. I don't feeeeel your pain because you're
too darned Hornswoggled to realise the ignorance of it all.

Go eat a pancake off the top of your head.

43 posted on 08/21/2011 11:55:50 PM PDT by MaxMax
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To: BUGSWOL
No you would never ask any of those questions because that would be racist, but it is fine to imply that someone with a hair color unique to the White race is stupid.

Melanesian boy with natural blond hair.

"Blond hair is exceptionally rare among those without European heritage, however the Melanesians of New Guinea are one of the few non-European races and the only black race known to have a high blonde hair rate. "

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_hair_color#Blond_hair

At least to non-blonds, blond hair is simply a personal choice, like a style of haircut or an article of clothing. Since hair color can be cheaply and painlessly changed in minutes, blond hair is considered to be fair game for jokes in a way that most congenital physical conditions are not.

44 posted on 08/22/2011 2:02:14 AM PDT by TChad
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To: BUGSWOL
How about asking if she had nappy hair, slanty eyes, a red dot, or a hooked nose? No you would never ask any of those questions because that would be racist, but it is fine to imply that someone with a hair color unique to the White race is stupid. My daughters are blond and I can assure you that they are not stupid.

Impossible. Your daughters must be utterly moronic, for it is scientifically PROVEN thst blond hair is a marker for a 20 to 40 point IQ deficit.

It's a fsct; Google it.

45 posted on 08/22/2011 2:16:11 AM PDT by Lazamataz (SmithL stole my tagline and won't give it back.)
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To: BUGSWOL
How about asking if she had nappy hair, slanty eyes, a red dot, or a hooked nose?

Besides, none of those races have a reputation for bad driving. So the joke wouldn't work.

46 posted on 08/22/2011 2:18:49 AM PDT by Lazamataz (SmithL stole my tagline and won't give it back.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; humblegunner; Eaker; Allegra

Hey, humble’s just that kind of guy.
She saw him, he smiled, she decided to pull closer to litigate.
She fell right into his trap.


47 posted on 08/22/2011 2:44:52 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: BUGSWOL

Blond isn’t just a hair color, it’s a state of mind.


48 posted on 08/22/2011 2:46:38 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their President is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Darteaus94025

“Hmmm. Bugs, are you a blond?”

Maybe in certain areas! ;-)


49 posted on 08/22/2011 4:58:54 AM PDT by expat1000
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