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CultureShock! London by Orin Hargraves

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CULTURE QUIZ

You might occasionally trip up as you clamber over the obstacles of London culture; the situations below are typical of the ones that might confound your instincts. Remember that a sense of humour is your most reliable companion in any case of awkwardness; anyhow, it’s what the natives use!

SITUATION 1

You are riding on a Tube train and pull into a station. You hear a disembodied voice repeating the phrase “Mind the gap” at regular intervals. Therefore you should:

image Brace yourself for a shock.

image Sound an alarm.

Mind the gap.

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