No, San Francisco MUNI Buses are not Gluten-Free

No, San Francisco MUNI Buses are not Gluten-Free

Jefferson Adams

Jefferson Adams is a freelance writer living in San Francisco. His poems, essays and photographs have appeared in Antioch Review, Blue Mesa Review, CALIBAN, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Huffington Post, the Mississippi Review, and Slate among others.

He is a member of both the National Writers Union, the International Federation of Journalists, and covers San Francisco Health News for Examiner.com.

View all articles by Jefferson Adams


Photo: CC–LarryC128

Celiac.com 12/16/2016 – Gluten-free news is everywhere, but so is fake news. Thanks to someone’s sense of humor, the two collided recently, when signs recently appeared inside San Francisco buses, declaring:

THIS IS A GLUTEN-FREE BUS.

Riders of San Francisco’s buses may have seen these and other tongue-in-cheek ads, including signs that read:

CHEESEBURGERS AND LIQUOR UPON REQUEST

No, you cannot actually get cheeseburgers or liquor on the bus, or any MUNI bus in San Francisco. Nor is the bus in any way gluten-free.

The signs sport the wry Twitter hashtag #MUNIFACTS

Sometimes fake news, and satire sites make it easy, and sometimes they make it harder to discern the truth of the claim.

These pranksters seem to be having a good time doing the latter, as witnessed by another sign that read:

FARES MAY BE PAID BY CASH, CLIPPER, OR MAGIC BEANS.

So, if you’re lucky enough to see one of these, be sure to smile, because that seems to be the culprit’s main intent.

Read more at: SFIST.COM

Celiac.com welcomes your comments below (registration is NOT required).

Related Articles

Published at Fri, 16 Dec 2016 16:30:00 +0000

You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *