Monday, July 26, 2010

This Week's Sign of the Apocalypse

Since time began, classes at the University of Kansas have ended with the sound of a steam whistle which tooted for five seconds at 50 minutes past the hour.

As a budget cutting measure, the steam whistle, Tootie-Toot (never heard that name when I was there), now only sounds for 2.5 seconds.

The 2.5 second version is at the end of this clip: