Originally Posted by DanDroide
Years ago I worked in my family's Italian restaurant. One of our cooks dropped a small fish carving knife and he went to kick it to break the fall. NOT A GOOD IDEA IN THAT CIRCUMSTANCE! We had to take him to the Emergency Room to have the knife removed from his foot. [TRUE STORY]
But for a phone, or a banana, you should be okay.
That's crazy. I would never try to prevent the fall of a knife! Even if it does land successfully, it's going to need to be sanitized after touching your shoe. Hopefully He has learned from this lesson and is no longer dropping sharp objects and catching them with his shoe.
As for me, I continue to drop my S3 and catch it with my shoe and have yet had a bad experience. However, I do understand that this is not an ideal resolution and the method should be used lightly and only during dire situations.