The Strange People You'll Only Meet On the Subway

The subway is one of the most common means of communication for people, especially in cities. Not only is it easy and accessible, it is also affordable and fast. It is also where you can get to encounter and meet colorful and interesting characters.

Because of its easy access, and its relatively isolated means of transport (traveling underground), the most unusual characters choose the subway as a means of travel. This means that on any given day you can meet some of the most intriguing and interesting people in a subway car. Here are just a few examples.

Getting Some Shut-Eye

Some rides on the subway take so long that passengers can’t help but fall asleep. This passenger is completely knocked out.


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The More You Know

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  • M&M stands for Mars and Murrie.
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