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Taxi is the type of transport that could be found everywhere all over the world. So let’s see what peculiarities of the most convenient way of transportation are there in different countries?

In London the taxi cars are called “cabs”. Their history begins with the horse cabriolet which carried the passengers had two wheels and were open-top. The contracted form of the word “cabriolet” was “cab” and remains to be widespread nowadays. In the year 1891 Wilhelm Brune invented the first taximeter, a device to control the price of the ride. But the word “taxi” derived from the name of the device hasn’t become popular in Britain.

The London cabs are manufactured by such companies as Hooper, London Taxi International and Asquinth. To make the cars more noticeable they are painted black and decorated with the logos and aerography.

The taxi in New York is famous for it bright yellow cars. The passengers are usually not allowed to take the seat next to the driver. The driver cabin is detached from the passenger one by the bulletproof glass. The taxi drivers are emigrants wearing keffiyeh or turbans as a rule. It’s interesting that the illegal taxi is called here “gypsy cab”.

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Artists and performers probably don’t know that they are just a toy of someone above them. The most of them are a tool to fulfill the tasks they do not have any guess about. The producers seem to have a little bit more information but they are likely to receive the orders from their bosses to include some definite symbols and images in their works. Of course, Rihanna probably doesn’t realize what kind of impulses does she transmit for being dressed up, told how to move and which eye to cover with her palm, what to sing and when to smile. We use body language unconsciously and if we see somewhere a certain pose or a face expression there is a great possibility that we will adopt it.You may notice that if you read a book and came across a witty phrase you will remember it and pronounce it in a short period of time as your own. The same thing is with the gestures and posing. The videos are full of movements which are not chosen randomly. Beyonce is not an exception as being on the top if all hit-parades can’t be accidental. The forming of tastes and preferences is too important to let it drift as it it. It’s the instrument of the mass influence.

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