According to the AP, the British House of Commons is considering legislation to enlarge the seats in some of London’s Victorian era theaters, on the grounds that they are too small to accomodate the backsides of modern folks, especially Americans. Mildly amusing, but probably a good idea. Maybe the airlines will take a hint.

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