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More of the little differences ...

In Australia, we drive on the left, and people stand on the left on escalators.

Here, we drive on the left, but people stand on the right on escalators. Why ? It doesn't make sense to me ...


I think I may have mentioned some supermarket differences before. You may get a feeling of deja vu reading this ...

In Oz, checkout chicks operators stand up, but they pack your goods into bags for you.

Here, they get to sit down, but in general, you have to pack things yourself.
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