To me <...> one of those quintessentially BE differences, like <...> "on queue"-- that last one sounds to an American like good stagecraft. <...> <<Mod Note. This thread has been cobbled together from assorted comments elsewhere. It may be a little incoherent in places. That is the fault of the cobbler, not the original participants. Good luck to all who venture further. Panj (Mod)>> .