Sunday, February 11, 2007

No Cuts

The BBC reports that authorities in Beijing have begun campaigning against cutting in lines (or "queue-jumping," as the BBC calls it). The campaign, which (inexplicably) occurs on the eleventh of each month, is intended to teach Beijing residents to be more polite in advance of the world's arrival for the 2008 Olympics.

Next on the government's list of social ills to be corrected: spitting.