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22 Jan 07, 10:08 AM - Things to do with a letter-opener
Facing one of those ever so trying, ever so annoying moments where the powers that be simply refuse to believe that you're disabled? Never fear, because if you're a prosthetic limb user, Jennifer Kellaway of Sydney, Australia has the phrase for you to use. Having been doubted one too many times by the Roads and Traffic Authority that she is really allowed to use one of those all-too precious disabled parking bays, Ms Kellaway responded thus: "I said, 'I know it's on your system that I'm a double amputee - because it's written on my driver's licence. I told them they could stab my legs with a letter opener if they wanted to prove it".