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  • Waiting in line for an aircraft lavatory is a lot like waiting in line at the bank. Everyone maintains a quiet but friendly distance as they wait, and it's considered impolite to ask the others in queue about the "transactions" they'll be making. Or, at the very least, that's what the flight attendant explained to me as I was being escorted back to my seat.
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