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The lighter side of commuting
The much-avoided row of seats next to the toilet on a Metro-North train? That's the "stenchbench." Jockeying for position and leg room with a fellow commuter sitting across from you? Those are "kneegotiations." Passing up a more convenient seat to opt for a spot next to an attractive person? That's "facial profiling."
Those are just some of the definitions in...