Opinion | Those Subway Announcements

To the Editor:

Re “Fixing Subway-Speak So Every Rider Understands” (news article, Nov. 8):

One memorable subway ride, when the doors were blocked: A female conductor’s voice tersely said, “Don’t make me come back there!”

And so the doors were unblocked, and we were on our way.

Monique Shehebar

To the Editor:

In addition to revised wording for subway announcements, better word pronunciation would help improve riders’ understanding.

For years I wondered who this Bolling Greenbaum was, until I realized that I was on a Bowling Green-bound train.

Norman Reisman
New York

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