THIS INSTRUCTIONAL PHOTO HAS KINDLY BEEN SUPPLIED BY THE AIRPORT SECURITY PERSONNEL AT HEATHROW JUST OUTSIDE LONDON.
IT DEPICTS TODAY'S TRANSPORTATION REALITY.
THERE'S BEEN NO WORD ON JUST HOW LONG THIS IS LIKELY TO CONTINUE, ALTHOUGH SUCH MEASURES HAVE BEEN DESCRIBED AS THE LARGEST, MOST ABSURD OVER-REACTION IN GLOBAL HISTORY.
THIS IS, AFTER ALL, THE "WAR ON TERROR."
The Queen of England, George Dubya Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair are in this photo, along with British bloggers Cherry Pie and Vicus Scurra. Can you spot them?
And if any of you have your own similar encounters with tight airport security measures to pass on, please do so. While the strip-search has always existed, this exercise is called the Stripped, Searched, Scramble.
Body cavities are next for these travellers.