No doubt you're thinking of Isadora Duncan, the famous American dancer, who
died as a result of injuries when her scarf tangled in the wheels of the
Bugatti in which she was riding. This happened in France in 1927.
Best--Michael Oritt, 100 Le Mans (with three-lobed knockoffs)
From: Alan Schultz <email@example.com>
To: Douglas W Flagg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Sent: Sun, 11 Dec 2005 17:37:22 -0600
Subject: Re: An interesting question
Douglas W Flagg wrote:
>Think of the thousands of lives that were saved from flying "eared" knock
>legislation that was ahead of its time!! Does anyone know the "incident"
>that may >have been the genesis of this well thought out law? Thanks.
I recall this topic came up a number of months ago and the answer appeared to
be an accident where a movie star (don't recall who) had her scarf get caught
in the ears and was killed. Maybe someone on the list has more details than
(Eared in Wisconsin)