On the drive into work this morning I was behind this plumbing truck.
I couldn’t resist sharing these brilliant slogans.
As we all know, doctors and ambulances tend to have ‘Doctor’ or ‘Ambulance’ written on the bonnet (hood) of their vehicles in reverse. This is for 2 reasons.
Well, this morning whilst walking to work through central London, I saw a small van attempting to adopt the same principle whilst advertising its plumbing and cleaning services.
I say ‘attempting’; it looked a little something like this:
How was that supposed to be effective?
For starters, the van looked like this:
It wasn’t tall enough to be read through the rear window in stationary traffic anyway. Plus, the text was so small it was virtually impossible to read unless your rear window was a huge magnifying glass.
Now THAT would scare the shit out of anyone driving behind you.
“Honey, the children in that car in front are huge!”
This got me thinking.
Assuming you COULD read the writing on the van behind you, and assuming you DID need a plumber AND a cleaner simultaneously, who the fuck has a pen and paper at the ready to take down all those details whilst driving?
Gnitsuahxe si elpoep emos fo ytidiputs eht.