Heathrow Express – a rant
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From: “Jan Wildeboer” jwildebo@[redacted]
Subject: Heathrow Express
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2010 12:10:12 -0500
Dear sirs or madams,
Sitting on the heathrow express in the carriage with a sign that says “quiet
zone” next to someone watching TV on his iPhone with the built-in speakers
as the poor chap seemingly has no money to buy headphones,, two people
phoning quite loud on the other side of the aisle is not exactly what I
I fully understand the communication needs of all of these VIPs flying in
and out of Heathrow, but as a foreigner I try to respect the rules that are
shown to me.
Please educate me on what I am dong wrong. Is it some sort of insider joke
to phone in the quiet zone? Is it some kind of irony I don’t get? Or just an
indication that the quiet zone effectively means the opposite?
My idea: make another carriage the “loud zone” with speakers built in to
every seat, flashy lights everywhere.