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Monday, June 30, 2008

Keeping Feet off Tube Seats

I find it amazing that there's signs telling people to "Keep your feet off the seats" on the London Underground. It's just so rude & inconsiderate to do this on the Tube, no matter how tired you are. I'm pleased to say I have never ever done this.
Jag of Route 79 has taken an excellent picture of the woman below sort of realising that she shouldn't have her feet on the seats.

Considerate feet on seat by Route79

He's called it "Considerate feet on seat" in that she decided to put a newspaper down on the seat first before putting her feet up.

Probably felt a bit guilty because she's sitting right next to a sign that says "Please keep feet off seats". Technically, though, her feet aren't on the seats.

I really don't normally like Nanny State signs and ones that say "You wouldn't do this at home so why do it in public". But this is one of those occasions for me, where it should be, "You would do this at home, but you'd be wearing slippers, socks or in bare feet, and some other poor sap wouldn't then have to sit down where your dirty shoes have been - so don't do this in public".

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