Monday, February 15, 2016

flash of the day - Chicago edition

Yes, there's a can company called FLASH in Chicago!  Who knew?  (and if you knew, why didn't you tell me?).  About seven of these swished past whilst I was waiting, today, for the cab that I'd called (not flash in any size shape or form) to take me to Evanston (talking at 5 p.m. at Northwestern tomorrow, on Millais, not flash).  It's not too easy to take a picture of a speeding car in bad light, but this one just about captures the flash logo.  What was so strange is that all these Chicago cab companies seem to have names straight out of 1930s newspaper culture - Flash, Sun, Globe ...

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