Tag: Taxi

The Uber perspective…

The Uber perspective…

liv·er·y  (lv-r, lvr) n. pl. liv·er·ies 1. A distinctive uniform worn by the male servants of a household. 2. The distinctive dress worn by the members of a particular group; uniform: ushers in livery. 3. The costume or insignia worn by the retainers of a feudal lord. a. The boarding and care of horses for a fee. b. The hiring out of horses and carriages. c. A livery stable. 5. A business that offers vehicles, such as automobiles or boats, for hire. 6. Law Official delivery of property, especially land, to a new owner.   hack·ney  (hkn)  pl. hack·neys 1. often Hackney A horse of a breed developed in England. 2. A trotting horse suited for routine riding or driving. 3. A coach or carriage for hire.   Do you see any differences here aside from how people dress? Hackney – commonly referred to as a taxi here in Boston….”a coach or carriage for hire”. The…

The McGwire turkey…

The McGwire turkey…

Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays of the year in my opinion. It’s got three elements that every Dot Rat loves….food, booze and football. In my case there is a fourth one, cooking. I’m one of those people that likes making a massive feast…

Watch out Uber…here comes Hailo…

Watch out Uber…here comes Hailo…

You may have heard the ranting over the past few months over the use of the Uber app and how it’s been taking money out of the hands of Taxi drivers all over the city. Have no fear cabbies! Hailo should be live soon to…

Friggin Italians…

Friggin Italians…

Those Italian cab drivers have a way with the ladies don’t they? We all know Italian guys love the Irish chicks….but does Bobby really have to trash Irish dudes while running his game on female passengers? You know what they say about big feet right? …