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When You Work for the City, You Take What Fun You Can Get

In­dia-In­di­an con­duc­tor: We will need to stand by in just a few min­utes for some main­te­nance work. We’re hav­ing some prob­lems with the brakes, and they will need to be checked… Ac­tu­al­ly, they’re re­al­ly not work­ing… At all. [Every­one ex­changes looks when doors in­stant­ly close and train pulls out of sta­tion, round­ing the next cor­ner at high speed.]

Chica­go El, Brown Line
Chica­go, Illi­nois

Over­heard by: Com­fort­ing words

…in Ex­change for Cook­ing Lessons

Con­duc­tor: This train will ter­mi­nate at Strat­ford. The next sta­tion is Wa­ter­loo. Please change here for the Bak­er­loo, North­ern and Wa­ter­loo & City lines. Al­ter­na­tive­ly you can al­so change for Wa­ter­loo In­ter­na­tion­al, catch the next Eu­rostar, go to Paris and show the French how to play rug­by.


Over­heard by: kat