Passengers board the No. 66 bus on Walkley Ave., near Côte St. Luc Rd., in Montreal on Sept. 4, 2009. Photograph by: Robert J. Galbraith, The Gazette
From The Montreal Gazette:
Passengers kicked off bus after man asks driver for time – in English.
MONTREAL – At least now he knows how to say "Quelle heure est-il?"
Muhammad Ahmad Munir, a master's student from Pakistan studying at McGill University, was kicked off the No. 66 bus at 6:45 Friday morning after he asked the driver what the time was in English.
"I got on the bus and I didn't have a watch, so I asked the driver for the time," he said. "She started talking in French and I didn't understand what she was saying."
Read more ....
My Comment: If the bus driver was English, and he did the same thing to a French passenger .... we would not be hearing the end of it.