So I have this real serious problem. I’m obsessed with people butting in line. As for pedestrian butting, it irritates me considerably when three or four people are waiting and the one who arrived last steps up out-of-order. Sometimes I just can’t resist the temptation to say something rude like, “Didn’t your momma teach you any manners? Those other people were here first.” You know, it’s just not right, it’s just not fair, it’s just not polite. I just can’t believe the gall of some people. What happened to courtesy?
Sometimes I almost wish that America would adopt the custom they have in Mexico for waiting in line. In a bus station late one night at least 200 people waiting to buy tickets, and ONE ticket window open, and everyone in a great big semicircle jostling and side-stepping, ducking and jiving, working their way to the front. Continue reading