bendy bus
 n.— «One of the 19-metre-long Swansea Metro vehicles—or bendy buses as they have become known—was parked up on The Kingsway in the city centre yesterday for a drop-in surgery.» —“Bending our ears on bus” This Is South Wales Oct. 30, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  1. Chris Waigl says:

    Bendy buses have been part of the local London (England) public conversation since at least 2004 and played a major role in the last mayoral election, where they were the most visible point of contention between the two candidates. The first cite I find in the Guardian archives is from June 2003: http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2003/jun/21/weekend.zoewilliams.

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