Bus bosses don't see funny side

A bus driver cheered up road users, but angered his bosses, when he spelled out Homer Simpson's famous catchphrase D'OH on the back of his bus after it broke down.

A bus driver cheered up road users, but angered his bosses, when he spelled out Homer Simpson's famous catchphrase D'OH on the back of his bus after it broke down.

The First Eastern Counties double-decker bus was travelling towards Norwich city centre when it broke down at about 6.40am yesterday.

In a nod to the catchphrase of the long-suffering character in The Simpsons the driver cheekily changed the sign which usually says where the bus is going to D'OH.

Cliff Hussey, First's operations manager, said: “We cannot approve putting out misleading messages or information to the public. Of course we accept the driver has a sense of humour, but we do feel that this was misplaced.”

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