Thursday, March 5, 2015

How old is this bus, anyway?

One way to tell if your commuter bus is 20 years old:


Looks 90's to me. Early 90's.

I could be wrong -- that fabric may have been something bought up cheap on sale, and the bus is only 10 years old. Or it may have been ahead of its time (it is a little Bugle Boy-esque) and the bus is actually 30 years old. Or they may have reupholstered the 70's-era seats, and the bus is 40 years old. Who knows? Buses all look like people who get to a certain stage of decrepitude and go into a holding pattern.

All I can say is, the moment I saw this, one familiar tune popped into my head:


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