June 18, 2005

Gritters on the streets of Birmingham

Writing about web page http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/west_midlands/4107002.stm

According to the article above, Birmingham will have gritters, that's right, gritters, out on the road this weekend. Now, I know that being prepared is a good thing, but one can't help but think that the timing, coming as it does on a weekend which is as hot as hellfire, is just a little ironic.

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  1. Speaking as a Brummie, I must admit this is true Brummie logic at its finest. Damn we're weird.

    18 Jun 2005, 20:11

  2. I remember one year back at home where the council had their fleet of gritters undergoing maintence because they weren't expecting bad weather. Guess what, it proceeded to snow and was really icy.

    Now thats planning!

    18 Jun 2005, 22:58

  3. Ben Ashmore

    As another fellow Brummie…i must apologise for our crazy logic…somewhere it will make sense to do it…..unlike the time Christmas got banned in Bham and the council renamed it 'Winterval'...stupid gets

    19 Jun 2005, 02:54


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