The Italians do it with clichéd reckless abandon, another hand gesture to enliven their amply lively discussions.
The Germans take lighting yet another cigarette as an inevitability something they have no active part in.
Israelis smoke with the stylishness of young people who have faced greater dangers.
The English seem to enjoy it, though aware of the foolishness.
The French don’t seem to enjoy breathing otherwise.
The Americans for once show the most consideration, a politeness that gives way under international cover and as bottles line up.