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‘Quiet carriage’ to be supplemented by ‘Properly quiet carriage’

Disgruntled rail passengers leaning across the aisle to say ‘Can’t you read? This is the quiet carriage!’ may become a thing of the past following plans to introduce a range of carriages designed to ram the point home.

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Posted: Oct 9th, 2015
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Beeping Smoke Alarm set to star at the Brit Awards

even getting plaudits from Fire BrigadeWhat began as a series of barely audible warning noises, has quickly become a front runner for the prestigious music prize in the UK, the Brit Awards. Having recently been painted black by its stylist, starred in an obligatory sex tape with Robin Thicke, Beeping Smoke Alarm (BSA) is set to be the most downloaded act of 2014 ‘once Dad has found the stepladder’.

Although, ironically, it has been nominated for Best Newcomer at the 2014 Brits, BSA has been quietly gathering dust in the spare bedroom for the last two years. It only came to the attention of talent scouts after its heavy duty battery ‘gave up the ghost’, creating a whole new sound that has sent clubbers into ecstasy.

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Posted: Jan 13th, 2014
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Train quiet zone infiltrated by noise makers

A train-travelling man was left mildly perturbed after a group of up to four humans entered the designated quiet zone on a train and showed little if any respect for the zone’s esoteric signage.

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Posted: Feb 9th, 2012
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