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Remember that Masterpiece of British Engineering? It Broke Again

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Back when it debuted in December, the new Routemaster bus, designed completely in the United Kingdom and touted as a “masterpiece of British engineering“, broke down on its maiden voyage because those Brit engineers forgot to put fuel in it. Now, just a couple of months after its debut, the bus is in the news …
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Masterpiece of British Engineering Breaks Down On Its Debut

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So.. what do you get when you have a British politician flatulating about how the newest, greatest (most expensive) hybrid bus they just bought is a “masterpiece of British engineering?” Why, you end up with a breakdown on the side of the road and a tow truck on the bus’ debut, of course.  It’s pure …
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