Monday, November 26, 2007

How bizzare

The nice lady who does the soothing "please mind the gap" messages you hear 1,000 times per day while taking the tube got fired today. It seems she got bored recording the same style of messages and came up with some of her own "spoof messages" as she calls them and put them up on her website.

The site is temporarily broken, but the messages are:

  • We would like to remind our American tourist friends that you are almost certainly talking too loudly.
  • Would the passenger in the red shirt pretending to read the paper but who is actually staring at that woman's chest please stop. You are not fooling anyone, you filthy pervert.
  • Would passengers filling in answers on their Sudokus please accept that they are just crosswords for the unimaginative and are not in any way more impressive just because they contain numbers.
  • Here we are crammed again into a sweaty Tube carriage ... If you're female smile at the bloke next to you and make his day. He's probably not had sex for months.
I have to admit I enjoyed the loud American and Sudoku ones. Once her website gets back up, you'll find a do-it-yourself announcement kit to make your own...without getting fired. One of the managers made a statement saying her contract is "experiencing delays."


tales_from_the_crib said...

too funny!

tales_from_the_crib said...

too bad she's getting fired over it, though.