On queuing

IB English B: On queuing

As the following passage suggests, it is commonly assumed that a defining custom of the English is that they do queuing ... big time! Actually, orderly queuing doesn"t just happen in England - I made the conveniently-appropriate drawing above, years ago, while waiting for a plane in the airport of Barcelona. But anyway, here"s Kate Fox"s view of what the queuing tradition has to say about the English - and by comparison,...


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