For more than a decade, Britons have been patiently queuing up for
virtually all of life's luxuries and necessities. Last week, Britain's
nationalized railways announced a plan to relieve the lot of passengers
forced to stand in line for trains. On the principle that a queue by
any other name is easier to bear, British station signs reading, "Queue
here" will be changed to "Assemble here."
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