[LMB] OT: Alternative Transport - Lay-bys

Jacki Knight jacki at knightech.com.au
Wed Sep 10 08:01:24 BST 2008


On 09/09/2008, at 6:17 PM, James M. BRYANT G4CLF wrote:

> Elizabeth enquires:-
>
> E > What's a pullout?
>
> And Megaera explains:-
>
> M > It's a spot alongside the road that's been
> M > paved as a place to pull your car out of traffic...
>
> They are also known as turnouts.
>
> In England, and the rest of the British Isles, we
> call 'em lay-bys.
>
> What are they called in Canada, Oz, South Africa
> and other English-speaking places where we have
> list members?

Yup, lay-bys here.

Jacki in Canberra - catching up on her mail - you can tell can't you



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