Americana: Ban the Buss!

When the morning traffic began to pile up at the train station in the Chicago suburb of Deerfield, the village elders decided that too many commuters were slowing things down by tarrying to kiss their wives goodbye. To curb such dalliance, the officials designated the area where cars pulled up as a "no kissing zone." They even devised what they deemed to be an appropriate sign: a diagonal red slash superimposed upon the image of a woman in curlers pecking her hatted husband. In the parking lot, away from traffic, the same sign minus the slash marked the "kissing zone" for...

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