[LMB] Ivan's Visit

Robert Parks rparks at lvhot.org
Tue, 05 Feb 2002 08:24:09 -0800


Royce Day responded to Kiri Aradia Morgan:
> > I'm an acrophobe.  I LOVE airplanes.  It's escalators that get me.
>
> Remind me not to take you to the DC Metro's Wheaton station then.  It's got the
> third longest escalator in the world.  I swear the bottom looks like it's tilting
> up when I look down...

Then there are some of London Underground's moving walkways...set at
about a 10% grade, with the advertising placards set at about 10%
opposite grade.  Absent the placards you eyes see level, your ears say
10% up, and the placards say 10% down.

Robert Parks

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