The Brits do love their decorum.
It helps them feel good about themselves, while allowing them to hide their true natures.
However, one British store has decided to enforce a protocol that technology seemed to have wiped away.
County Stores, in rather sleepy Taunton, southwest England, has decided not to serve anyone if they're nattering on their cell phones.
They might be talking to their nannies or their brokers. They might be discussing their last night or their next one. It doesn't even matter if you're debating the relative merits of Kimmy and Snooki.
If you're talking on your phone as you come up to the counter, the person behind you gets served first. Unless they're also on the phone, that is.… Read more