How many of us remember Rossie’s rants about the World Trade Center, and her cocksure conclusion that Steel just doesn’t catch on fire and burn? That the building couldn’t have fallen just because a plane flew into the building.
Round up the average garbage man, a few parking lot attendants, and anyone else you think might be as distant from Mechanical realities as Rossie. Now, show them all a Steel Box center support in a residential garage and ask your focus group why the steel support is boxed in sheet rock? I bet the majority of them will get it.. apply a little heat to steel, and you can have less time to get out in a fire than if the support was made of wood! It won’t burn, but it can look like a noodle in less time than most of us imagine.
Today is a good news day, Oprah set Rossie up with her own TV Show, she even had her own Band! Reality has set in, Oprah doesn’t have enough money or charm to buy Rossie an audience! The show’s budget was scaled back, and back and back.. It was obvious she had no viewership.
If there was ever a Poster Girl for fools being Cocksure, Rossie is it!
Don’t count her out! I can’t think of a better person to coach a woman’s roller derby team on some reality show… She’ll be back.. Remember Tanya Harding has a job!
I guess we all need to remember, what they do in most buildings to protect the structural elements from fire are normally designed to give the occupants more time to get out, not to keep the building from failing.