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30 minutes ago, charon said:

 

 

 

Updated to 2019.

 

Wifie first to die by electric scooter.

 

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/11/28/90-year-old-woman-dies-collision-electric-scooter/

 

 

 

 

To clarify, she was knocked over by a scooter. Another woman was the first to die from falling off one.

 

90-year-old cutting about on one of they things would be quite a sight!

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No clarification needed.....

 

To die 'by'.......is pretty much bulletproof in how its read.

 

Not talking suicide by....accidentally fell aff by.....

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On ‎28‎/‎11‎/‎2018 at 20:54, Clorox Bleachman said:

 

To clarify, she was knocked over by a scooter. Another woman was the first to die from falling off one.

 

90-year-old cutting about on one of they things would be quite a sight!

 

 

So, bit of a random question but...

 

 

It's widely accepted that the use of crash test dummies has a male bias and over the years this has led to cars designed around the size of a typical male and - therefore - higher death rates as a percentage of females in car accidents when compared to males.

 

Are crash tests etc. on mobility scooters equally sexist making user and pedestrian deaths more likely to be female than male?

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Lila Cockrell, Mayor of San Antonio from 1975-1981 then again from 1989-1991, has died aged 97. Often she is quoted as being the first female Mayor of a major US metropolis. However, as her wikipedia article recognises, Bertha Knight Landes was in fact Mayor of Seattle in the 1920s. Nevertheless, Lila still holds the honour of being the first female Mayor of a one of America's 10 largest cities. 

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Grammy winner Ethel Gabriel hits 98 today. She produced records for Elvis Presley and Perry Como amongst other big names back in the day. She was also the first female producer attached to a major label. 

 

 

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Barbara Hillary, the first African-American woman to reach the North Pole when she was aged 75, and later the first to reach both poles, dead at 88. Just this year she travelled to Outer Mongolia for a documentary:

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14 hours ago, Clorox Bleachman said:

Barbara Hillary, the first African-American woman to reach the North Pole when she was aged 75, and later the first to reach both poles, dead at 88. Just this year she travelled to Outer Mongolia for a documentary:

 


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Sir Edmund Hillary first to climb to the top of the world.

Miss Barbara Hillary first to go from the top....to the bottom.  Here's a link what works.

RIP

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June Bacon-Bercey, the first American female TV meteorologist, died last July but is only now being reported.  She was 90 according to the link below, though Wikipedia indicates she would've been 86.  I guess it took a long-term forecast to find where she went off the radar.  

 

https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/june-bacon-bercey-americas-1st-female-tv-meteorologist-dies-at-90/655500

 

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Liang Jun, China's first female tractor driver (1948) has died aged 90. She was later featured on the 1 Yuan note.

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Twitter reporting the death of Dame Jocelyn Barrow, the first Black woman governor of the BBC, at age 90.

 

 

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Emily Howell Warner, the first female U.S. airline pilot and captain, has died. She was 86. Warner commanded the first all-female crew in 1986. She retired in 2002, having spent 42 years in aviation.

 

https://www.13wmaz.com/article/news/history/born-in-denver-the-first-female-us-airline-pilot-captain-has-died-at-80/73-8852e45f-c1ce-438e-a2b5-2108d5b2b0ee?utm_campaign=snd-autopilot

 

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