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Queuing: Cultural or Economic?

By | May 4, 2007

Fascinating discussion on Freakonomics blog about lining up and how it varies from culture to culture. I must confess, after 20 years in Asia I’m still British and somewhat obsessed by queuing, and get very upset when it’s not followed. One commenter explains it thus: clipped from www.freakonomics.com There is a simple explanation for this. It is cultural.… Read More »