Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Smile police


East Japan Railway Company has installed a new Omron computerised scanner which will measure the curvature of its staff's smiles. Those failing to look sufficiently cheerful will be admonished and told to 'try harder'. Something for British railway companies to consider?


6 Comments:

Blogger kinglear said...

At least they are not inscrutable like the Chinese... From the recent posts, are you " out there" at the moment?

8:38 am  
Blogger Ellee Seymour said...

Yes, most definitely, and taxi drivers too.

7:06 pm  
Blogger Mopsa said...

Blimey! Who would waste time inventing such a thing? No-one will buy it.... wrong!

4:54 am  
Blogger Winchester whisperer said...

Hi KL - no I'm stuck in soggy Bournemouth.

Yes, Ellee!

LOL Mopsa

8:06 am  
Blogger Welshcakes Limoncello said...

Incredible! But they could do with such a scanner in the Sicilian post office.

11:11 pm  
Blogger Winchester whisperer said...

Good idea, WL!

8:05 am  

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