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Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Nail Clippings on the Tube

We've had many a discussion about people putting make up on the London Underground. Commenters on this blog generally aren't wild about it. But what about nail clippings? What's acceptable "grooming behaviour" on the Tube?

tube etiquette (lack of) by chutney bannister

Zoe and Carolyn broadcast a podcast last week - 2peaspodcast - where they discussed what people did on the Tube and public transport. Zoe made the great point that people seem to think they're in a bubble that makes them invisible when they travel.

Have a listen at about 6 minutes onwards & let us have your thoughts. Is it better if people apologise or look slightly furtive? Is nail clipping or filing worse then make up because "deposits" are left behind? Is there something about the noise that makes it bad?

Please do it at home by hyougushi

Do you think TfL will or should start up some signs about "bathroom habits" on the Tube? It's already happening in Japan.

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