Maybe you just shouldn’t be watching
Quick quiz: The visibly upset folks in these photos are…
a) Trying to watch the Angelina Jolie/Johnny Depp movie, “The Tourist”
b) Avoiding eye contact with a waitress bringing the check
c) Discovering after four hours at the bar that today isn’t a snow day, after all
d) Just looking at some tennis match
Amazingly, the right answer is the tennis match.
It turns out that I guess Scottish folks are really, really emotional people who are ready to go over the edge at any time.
If you know any people from that country, you should be very careful what you say to them.
And for Lord’s sake don’t bring up their goofy clothing or their poetry. Consider this a warning.
Customers react as they watch Andy Murray of Britain play Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open men’s tennis final in Melbourne, on a television screen in a pub in Murray’s hometown of Dunblane, Scotland January 30, 2011.
REUTERS photos by David Moir