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The Week contest: Sleepy bus

This week's question:  A Hong Kong bus company is selling tickets to a five-hour ride to nowhere designed to appeal to sleep-deprived people who are lulled into slumber on long rides. If a bus company were to launch a similar sleeping service in the U.S., what catchy name should it give the soporific business?

Click here to see the results of last week's contest: No gas

RESULTS:

THE WINNER: "Somnibus"

Phyllis Klein, New York City

SECOND PLACE: "The Eyes-Shuttle"

Ken Liebman, Williston, Vermont

THIRD PLACE: "Layhound"

Dave Grossman, Petaluma, California

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

"REM Speed Wagons"

Bill Levine, Belmont, Massachussets

"Lullabus"

Megan Moyer, Oakland, California

"The Rip Winkle Van"

Kim Doyle, Woolwich, Maine

"The Snorient Express"

Norm Carrier, Flat Rock, North Carolina

"ZZ Rider"

Bonnie Smith, Cherry Hill, New Jersey

"TrailwayZZZ"

Paul McFadden, Hampton, New Hampshire

"Fleet Dreams"

Chick DeCicco, Hammonton, New Jersey

"Morphebus"

Beth Simon, Oakland, California

"Snooze Cruise"

Robert Berest, Manhasset, New York

"The Night-Night Bus"

Judy Echols, Incline Village, Nevada

"The Trance-it Authority"

Kenneth Burgan, Grass Valley, California

"Catching Z Bus"

Peter Gordon, Great Neck, New York

"Mesmeride"

Andrea Viani, Spring Lake, New Jersey

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