You know those "Corelle by Corning" plates that rarely ever break? I broke one. I was unloading the dishwasher and accidentally bumped the plate on the bottom of the cupboard. It went off like a bomb flinging extremely sharp shrapnel over a huge area.
On the counter and in the dishwasher.....
.....all across the floor
.....by the back door,
.......even into neighbouring rooms!
There was some in the cupboard,
......and even the dog's dish!
Even after what was left of the plate was laying scattered about my home, it continued to pop and ping and crack into smaller pieces!
I was glad I was the only person within the line of trajectory. I was hit in the hands, forearms, neck and face by many of the tiny shards. I felt like I had been handling Fiberglas insulation. Some of the deeper scratches actually bled.
Corelle has a guarantee about no breaking or free replacement (or money back?). I really like my Corelle dinnerware. It has served me well for many years. I've had many of the pieces for almost three decades. In that time I recall only two incidences like this. The other was with a bowl that was dropped. So I'm left wondering......Do I return all these razor sharp shards and ask for a replacement? Or do I return all the remaining dishes and purchase a different brand which will be more likely to break easily, but into fewer pieces and without the explosive force?