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23rd November 1926
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Which of the following most accurately describes the problem?

Coughs and sneezes.

Of the giving and taking of colds.

Questions of hours upsetting the powers.

Weather forecasts too often with depression.

Rumours of a British straight-eight coach chassis.

That every country may yet live up to its obligations.

That on too many bus routes there's always a state of war.

In the doorway of most things because the letter-box is there.

Clear voices as seldom as clear views at more than a few meetings.

That if careful driving became a habit there would be fewer accidents.

That microphones give confidence to some speakers and disconcert others.

That Harrods have lately ordered a further fleet of twelve 25-cwt. Albions.

That Christmas shopping gets earlier and earlier each year, like the 6.30 editions.

That not every Royal Commission is meant to he the equivalent of a cemetery.

That emigration to the Colonies is again finding its place in the Empire's development.

That one-way walking is not the same as walking to the left or the right on the same pavement.

Of London's general public finding themselves being returned with but few exceptions to the Generals.

That a Commercial Motor Vehicle Users Association has lately been formed in Perth, Western Australia.

Of quite a lot of buyers favourably considering sliding-roof panels as additional emergency exits for single-deckers.

Of managing directors and traffic managers already getting ready to make more connections between coterminal bus services.

That a tramway manager, in objecting to the "Scrap the Trams" movement, considers that "slogans are addressed by 'parrotsto geese."

That Sir Henry Maybury does not favour the building-in of natural water supplies alongside new arterial or any other roads te the exclusion of access by the suction-hoses of steam wagons.

That the East Kent and the Kent and East Sussex Railways are very rude to the Kent County Council and its Highways Engineers in putting out posters headed, "Travel in safety across the country and avoid the dusty and crowded roads. That oil churning slows the turning.

Of buses in Cardigan—not cardigans.

Fewer grouses about makers' service to-day.

Very rarely of the man who does not overload.

That the British motor industry is 30 years old.

Of little encouragement for the inventor in this country.

That 64 out of 161 exhibitors at Olympia used cellulose finish.

That the man likes the petrol most of which he has to buy least.

Of late spring as the possible time for the new road vehicle laws.

That a car salesman is rarely a good hand at selling heavy vehicles.

Of the pleasant odour of burning wood in town as well as country.

That weeks have been spent defining " track" for future legislation.

Of novices being led astray by fanciful figures of hauliers' earnings.

That one-way streets for vehicles are often one-side Streets for pedestrians.

Someone describing New York as the city of perpetual motion, emotion and commotion.

That bus and tramway Services are sometimes complementary to one another, but never complimentary.

That the exhibition of a commercial chassis in a showroom alongside a private ear increased the sales a both.

That the B.B.C., by broadcasting time signals, has done much to encourage punctuality in country districts—except, of course, in the railway services.

As a sidelight on the fuel(les.S) situation in some districts, that a haulier was recently engaged to carry three bags of coal from East Sussex to North Buckinghamshire and, although the bill for the journey alone was i5, the recipients welcomed the load with open arms.

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