He Isn't Served Who Stands and Waits

The city of Preston in Lancashire, England, has decided to take a page from the Happy Days 1970s TV sitcom, and tell pubgoers in the town to "Sit On It!" This fall, the city police plan to begin enforcing a no-standing policy in drinking establishment, according to a recent New York Times column.

The rationale, apparently, is that sit-down drinkers are less belligerent (and fall a shorter distance when they pass out), so planting yourself on a barstool while imbibing is a public safet

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