As if one ever needed any further evidence that in many ways Budapest is just a very big small town, it seems the perpetually illegally-parked, handicapped driver-badged, Slovak-plated Bentley GT that we earlier christened our city’s asshole car of the year has become something of a local Internet meme. A few months after we made our determination the matte-black douchemobile started popping up in various computer-enhanced scenes on the delightful better-life-through-Photoshopping Facebook page BudapestAlternative. Yesterday, a greatest hits roundup of BudapestAlternative’s recent work on budapest.poster.hu led off with a version entitled Szóval Michael Knight a Bentley tulajdonosa, or, “So, Michael Knight [the protagonist in 1980s television series “Knight Rider,” played by American actor/großen popstar David Hasselhoff] is the owner of the Bentley,” with the “the” in “the Bentley” clearly meaning not “a” Bentley but the Bentley, i.e. the matte-black asshole one.
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