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Would you tolerate somebody saying that to you, or to a parent with a baby buggy?

I've heard New Yorkers complain about baby buggies blocking the sidewalks, or filling up the elevators in apartment buildings. I've never heard anyone there complain about the handicapped...

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Thu Nov 25th, 2010 at 01:13:03 PM EST
My experience of New York and Washington is that they are much further ahead and more clued up about disabled people's rights than in the UK.
by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Thu Nov 25th, 2010 at 03:20:18 PM EST
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Half the sidewalk space in Park Slope is taken up by huge baby carriages with high tech shocks, the other half with people muttering curses about the same.  The worst I've seen directed at the handicapped qua handicapped is some mild frustrated looks when there are people using the bus elevator system which takes several minutes to get one person on or off.
by MarekNYC on Thu Nov 25th, 2010 at 03:30:57 PM EST
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Fair enough, people do get annoyed at huge baby buggies but would it be acceptable for anyone to loudly tell a mum with her baby that she had no right to be there, no right to leave her house? Disabled people get those comments frequently.
by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Thu Nov 25th, 2010 at 03:37:03 PM EST
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