Owen Barritt (hmmm_tea) wrote,
Owen Barritt

  • Mood:

Apologies For The Delay To This Service

On Friday I was on the train up to Cambridge and we were held outside Hitchin for a few minutes. As is often the case when this happens, the guard made an announcement to apologise for the delay. Expecting your normal "We've been held at a signal" reason, I was somewhat amused when he came out with the following:

"Apologies for the delay to this service, this is due to the application of the breaks"

Well, yes, you would hope that would make you stop (or at least slow down).
Tags: humour, quotes, travel

  • Funny the things you find gathering dust at the back of the internet

    Does this still work?  or do I need to write in cyrillic to post on here nowadays?

  • Apropos Nothing

    Did they do something to the comments form? I'm sure it didn't look like that this morning... Also, oh look, first post of the year. Happy New Year!…

  • 2011

    Judging by twitter it looked something like this: January 1/1 is beginning to wonder if there are any marching bands left in America or…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.