Flip the bird to hail a cab

If you want a catch a minibus taxi in Johannesburg, South Africa, you have to know a series of hand signs. Point up if you want to go to the city. Move your arms like a train if you want to go to the station. You can also give the V sign, which is "the finger" in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. There are other interesting facts in the video.

There are 50,000 private taxi cabs. The driver in the video says he picks up 4,500 people a day. They are not liked by other drivers. Even the taxi driver admits to bending the traffic laws. The bus is not a good option for many people. This system has filled its place. So, if you are in South Africa and see someone giving you the finger, they just want a cab.

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