The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #134121   Message #3048255
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
07-Dec-10 - 03:19 PM
Thread Name: Ignorant old people
Subject: RE: Ignorant old people
"...the whole queue rounds on her..." A queue is not made up of post office employees, Peter.

No excuse for bad manners, but maybe they thought she was jumping the queue. Could it be that without realising it she actually did that? "...she lets several go in front of her" sounds more like a melee than a queue.