About three years ago, I boarded a plane to Florida on a brutally snowy January day. The unpleasant weather made for terrible flying conditions and the flight had been delayed countless times. As we sat on the runway waiting and waiting for the tower to approve take off, most passengers played a mean game of Angry Birds (it was 2011, after all) or battled it out on Words with Friends.

This was before the Federal Aviation Administration allowed the use of mobile devices during takeoff and landing, and as we were parked on the runway, the flight attendants didn’t raise any qualms. One particular passenger, a tall, handsome man in an expensive collared shirt, was frustrated with the delays, screaming into his Blackberry three rows in front of me, very vehemently voicing his rage at the weather to anyone in earshot. [Read more]

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