Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Tube Drivers Reciting Shakespeare


A new initiative will see tube drivers reading out classical quotes with their announcements.

The drivers are to be given a book of quotations that will include Shakespeare, Goethe and Friedrich Engels and are expected to read out quotes with their daily announcements to passengers.

I like it.  The closest I ever saw to this in Boston was the overhead speaker guy in South Station who’d actually say “Good morning everyone … and have a nice day.”  Hey, it’s Boston, sometimes it’s harder than Shakespaere to get good manners out of people! :)

[ I particularly like this story because I can post it on my other blog, too. ]

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