Sunday, May 01, 2005

The Ascent of Man

The USP for the Maruti Omni – the New, Improved Version – is that it has (gasps of awe) a cup-holder on the dashboard. Which speaks volumes about the level of technological innovation in the rest of the car. Bill Bryson, where are you?!

3 comments:

Karthik said...

Ah, the marvels of technological innovation. What will they think of next - cigarette lighter outlets, maybe?

J. Alfred Prufrock said...

Perhaps even adjustable seats. And airbags.

J.A.P.

Sibyl said...

Ah, but they will find takers.

My colleagues prefer a Christmas hamper--a basket holding a cake, a bottle of marmalade, a coffee mug, and some sachets of tea/coffee--to a monetary bonus that's twice the value.