Woo Your Crush With These STM Themed Pick-Up Lines That Make Montreal Transit Seem Sexy

"You are the Guy to my Concordia."
Woo Your Crush With These STM Themed Pick-Up Lines That Make Montreal Transit Seem Sexy

Here are two words you never thought you'd see in the same sentence: STM and sexy. But, alas, these Valentine's Day e-cards that the Société de transport de Montreal posted to its IG stories have us convinced that Montreal public transit could be the very thing that helps you woo your crush this year. 

The STM also did a social media call-out asking Instagram followers to submit their own lovey-dovey STM puns, and the answers are just too good. Try them out on someone you care for — a true Montreal love story in the making! 

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Perfect for lockdown love, this one reads, "Far from my eyes, close to my Jolicoeur" — a reference to the Sud-Ouest metro stop and a play on the word "coeur" or "heart."

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If you're a true Montrealer, you know about the notorious instability of the metro system, so a card with an image of a train that reads, "What if we prolonged our love?" really hits home.

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This catchy pun on Namur station reads, "My Namur, tu me manques" — great for when you're missing the love (amour) of your life during curfew hours.

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An Instagram follower submitted this line that goes, "I'll give up my spot for you anytime." Aw!

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Another Montrealer wrote an English message, but the universal language of the STM is powerful enough to bring both anglophones and francophones together. 

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If your sweetheart is named Rachel and takes the 29 Rachel bus, this is a reminder that they're special: "There are no 29 Rachel[s] like you." 

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