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 Category:  Humor Fan Fiction
  Posted: May 4, 2018      Views: 19

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"Signals" by Mastery

For those too young to remember, there was a time before electrical signals were installed in cars (1939) when drivers had to use hand and arm signals in order to indicate their intentions.

To turn left: The driver extended the left arm straight out (through the open window of course) It meant I am going to turn left.

To turn right: We extended the left arm out and bent it at the elbow--palm and fingers straight up, (It meant I am going to turn right)

Preparing to stop: We Hung the left arm straight down to the side of the car. It meant I am going to stop)

We have come a long way since the those days of wet and sometimes frozen arms.
Since 1939 we have had brake lights that brighten when we stop and turn indicators that flash when we intend to turn.

And, of course we have that good old standby signal that has never needed electrical wires or lights, particularly when another driver is tailgating or going twenty MPH in the fast lane.

If we get that driver's attention, we quickly extend either arm straight out, then flip a middle finger in an upward position. It's universal language and it always makes us feel better.

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