Commuters' biggest gripe is poor hygiene of fellow travellers: UK study

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London, May 20 (ANI): A new poll in the UK has revealed that body odour is the biggest whinge of commuters, especially Scots.

The poll by video game company PopCap.com found that loud conversations are the second most annoying thing for travellers - and travellers in Leeds and Newcastle are most likely to make or receive calls while on their way to work.

The survey of 1,564 adults also revealed that almost half of commuters eavesdrop on other peoples' conversations, while more than half read papers, text messages, books and confidential work documents over fellow passengers' shoulders.

The results also revealed that women are lot less tolerant than men when it comes to babies and children travelling in rush hours, reports the Telegraph.

Londoners are the least tolerant of slow-moving crowds at busy times, finding them four times more annoying than travellers in Sheffield do.

Only 7 percent of commuters are willing to chat to fellow travellers, including travellers in Sheffield, Leeds and Liverpool, with those in Cardiff and Bristol the most likely to strike up a conversation. (ANI)

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