Bus plunge in Cuba versus in Timbuktu

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"It was better when buses plunged in countries with short names," he [Siegal] says. "A bus plunge in Peru was infinitely easier to deal with than a bus plunge in Argentina or Paraguay."  (Bus Plunge Blog).

It makes me laugh that the name of a country can effect the bus plunge story.  To me, a bus plunge is a bus plunge.  To a journalist, a bus plunge can be easier depending on the country.  The small details and preferences demonstrate exactly how unnecessary bus plunge stories are.



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