“Why are so many airline passengers unable to board a plane, quickly store their carry-ons and just sit the hell down? From San Francisco International to Heathrow to Narita, these people apparently believe that once they’re arrived in the general proximity of their seats, all the other passengers waiting behind them cease to exist.” — John Flinn, Travel editor, San Francisco Chronicle
Hell, John, where have you been? Passengeria stupida abound in every situation and walk of life. What about:
Most historians consider the outbreak of World War I to have started with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. What they won’t tell us: “the war to end all wars” was really precipitated by a thoughtless deli customer in Sarajevo.
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