Just a short test to see if you can speak “Southern”.
A man comes up to you and asks “How are ya’ll doin’?” Did he ask:
a. “How are you feeling?”
b. “How is your family?”
c. “How is business?”
...OK to stick with the theme, almost had another stoopid event occur on my commute.
As I was heading down the hill back into town on the bus after work some maroon in a small car (not much bigger than one of those Smart Cars) decided to pull out of a driveway in front of our 18 tonne bus that was travelling at about 30mph. Bus driver had to lock up the brakes (actually could feel and hear us skidding) and came within maybe an inch or two of smacking into them (I really thought we were going to hit the fool and so did the bus driver). Evne though it was nearly a fatal crunch,driver of said car went on his/her merry way like nothing had happened. Never mind that passengers on a transit bus don’t have the benefit of seat-belts or airbags and Obeying one of the primary laws of physics continue in motion until something interacts, like metal poles, backs of seats, other passengers, and/or the bus’s windscreen.
Wouldn’t doubt if the idiot was either on the cell phone or texting at the time as I still see this occur regularly in spite of laws being passed prohibiting such behaviour.
After what I experienced the day before when two of the buses I ride being “no shows"I wasn’t really looking forward to another messed up commute. The thought of having to spend a couple hours giving statements to the police. and getting home very late on a Friday after a hellish week at the day job did not sit well with me.
...dare to drive stoopid. I guess.