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I assume all motorists are assholes

by Staraj on April 3, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Thus, I am pleasantly surprised — because I remain pleasantly alive — when the crossing traffic slows for the yellow light at the intersection where I wait. And comes to a stop at the red light. After a look left and a look right, I gratefully proceed under the yellow flag. One new assumption under the checkered flag.


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