UPDATE: The Citizen’s David Reevely tells OttawaStart that the machine on the t-shirt is in fact not technically a boring machine, but a roadheader. (Boring machines are perfectly round, like this one.) There’s a detailed Citizen article about the machine and the process involved to dig the tunnel. Anyhow, to sum up, this means that, in fact, OTTAWA IS NOT BORING!
Anybody want to print up some t-shirts for me? It’s inspired by the nasty-looking machine that’s being used to dig a light rail tunnel deep underneath Ottawa. CBC’s Alistair Steele described it as “Jules Verne meets Dr. Seuss meets an 8-year-old boy’s ultimate vehicle”. (At least one person compared it to something else.)
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