It's true that the Britons have a special relationship with the queues. There is no denying that.
Maybe I got your point wrong so sorry about that. It's true it can really vary around the continent. But I wouldn't say Britain is the only country where queuing is practised in its correct from. Wouldn't like try cutting a queue in Swizerland for example.
Alchemy, as for Istanbul I'm not sure if you flew to Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen international. The first one is on the European continent and the later is.. well tecnically speaking in Asia.
Yes, I know they act the same on both sides of the bay.