Splat! marks the Spot

By SlowSong
The chewing gum industry indirectly keeping people in work. Grin First time I've seen one of these little steam cleaners, and the chap certainly had his work cut out. A job for life I reckon.

Tags: Photo journalism Street General Candid Portraits and people Gummy

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pascalg Plus
10 37 France
12 Apr 2014 8:43AM
I'd too be perplex in front of such a yellow machine...

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
12 Apr 2014 8:56AM
What a boring job, Chris, and certainly never-ending. Carol
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
12 Apr 2014 9:10AM
He's got a job for life!

barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
12 Apr 2014 9:29AM
How come it doesn't stick to your shoe any more?????
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
12 Apr 2014 11:09AM
Will never be out of work ! Chris, steaming image Wink
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
12 Apr 2014 11:33AM
I could do that GrinGrin
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
12 Apr 2014 12:29PM
I never thought of that before, Barbara is right, I can't remember having some stuck to my shoe for years. I haven't checked under a table for years either. Thanks for the sticky memory Chris.
ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
12 Apr 2014 1:00PM
A dreadful habit chewing gum ....should be banned....glad someone has invented a machine to clear up the pavements...he does look bored though
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
12 Apr 2014 1:40PM
When he's finished in London there's plenty of work for man and machine in Newcastle. Come to that there must be a few years' worth in our little town alone Sad
The hose and its shadow link the central items together very clleverly.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
12 Apr 2014 2:15PM
12 Apr 2014 3:02PM
A smart way to treat a menace
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
12 Apr 2014 3:39PM
Used to be the bane of my life when I was a publican. Specially under tables, could've done with a mini version of this. Hope he doesn't stick to his job.
Source 7
12 Apr 2014 7:41PM
It's the first time I have seen one of these machines.Interesting capture and great title.
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NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
12 Apr 2014 8:06PM
Awful stuff..............especially when it gets stuck to your clothes..............shouldn't our minister for health be seeking to Ban the stuff cos it's got to much sugar content..................GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2023 United Kingdom
12 Apr 2014 10:00PM
Lovely bright machine, man at work, and a never-ending job I should think. Our streets are covered with it, despite the little containers now provided. I sometimes think I'm seeing coins on the ground!
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
13 Apr 2014 12:16PM
It certainly is Chris! Wherever you go, the damn stuff seems to be all over the pavements Sad Great candid shot Wink
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Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
13 Apr 2014 2:40PM
What a curious occupation; I hope he doesn't come to a sticky end! Wink
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2014 7:53PM
bricurtis 12 2.2k 49 England
13 Apr 2014 9:08PM
Looks to be a big dirty ' splat ' to be chewing gum. !!!!

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