Foreign News: Revolt in the Underground

In the Battle of Britain, Londoners proved their readiness to queue if necessary and to bear steadfastly whatever had to be put up with. In the piping times of peace, rather than create an un-English "fuss," Londoners have often submitted to arbitrary indignities that would outrage a Stoic.

For years Londoners allowed themselves to be herded in and out of crowded Underground trains at the bellowed command of "Move along there, PLEASE!'' With the same unquestioning obedience, they marched off trains that stopped short of their scheduled destinations when ordered to and waited...

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