Re: Well if the US ships want the Chinese to keep out of the way
When I was in South Africa in my experience some people did call them stiffies, but most called the floppies.
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Yeah, I remember getting a floppy through the post stapled to the accompanying letter. IIRC it was a replacement for a faulty disc accompanying an IT textbook. Luckily the staple only went through the corner of the sleeve and the disc was still usable
Seeing as the present referendum needs to be voided due to interference & criminality, Remain is the status quo it should remain so in case of a new vote. However if in an unbiased referendum without interference & criminality leave won a supermajority of at least 60% of the vote, I would accept it. I would be cheesed & would not stop campaigning for a reentry to the EU, but I would accept that vote.
The problem with this referendum is even without the interference & criminality, 51.7% is by any sane standards, & the government & EU's guidelines for the referendums far too small a majority for a major decision that will change the political, economic & social landscape for a generation.
The warnings are there because McDonalds was selling takeaway coffee at temperatures well over 70 degrees C closer to 90 degrees C. After being warned multiple times that was dangerous. A woman accidentally spilled a cup on herself, causing 3rd degree burns to her legs and pelvis. Which required reconstructive surgery. Something that a hot cup of coffee generally doesn't do.
McDonalds refused to cover her medical costs so she sued for them and won, And was giving several millions in punitive damages as well (which IIRC she hadn't asked for). The punitive damages were reduced (but not eliminated) on appeal, but the case was upheld.
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