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Moving Across Cultures

One could devote an entire blog and more to cultural differences, but I’d be content for Americans to recognize and adopt this one simple behavior. In the US (at least everywhere I’ve been) people lazily obstruct the escalator lanes.

My time living in London was a revelation.

You’d think the nation that birthed the phrase “time is money” would already appreciate the benefits of escalator etiquette. Slide over.

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  1. Zach
    March 25, 2011 at 3:39 am

    True dat.

  2. Zach
    March 25, 2011 at 3:40 am

    Let’s talk about Libya!

  3. Dave
    April 3, 2011 at 2:30 pm

    Amen. One of my biggest pet peeves!

  4. Dave
    April 5, 2011 at 10:10 pm

    While nothing infuriates me more than this, I will at least suggest that this problem is considerably less prevalent in the public transit system. The Park Street stop at rush hour is like a master-class in human traffic-flow. Maybe there’s just something about malls that makes people inconsiderate boors…

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