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Re: Do you want a French "little" or a Dutch "little"? :))

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Tuesday, June 4, 2002, 21:14
Jan van Steenbergen wrote:
> That's true. When I lived in Poland, I once made a remark to somebody about > "driving through the orange light". At first, the person whom I spoke to didn't > seem to understand what I was talking about; in Poland, they call it "yellow".
I assume you're referring to the middle light. Here it's yellow, too, but "orange" is sometimes used (at least by some people I know) as a joking term for a light that has just recently become red, like, if someone drives thru a light that had just become red, someone might say "That light was a bit orange" -- "There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd, you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." - overheard ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42


Muke Tever <alrivera@...>orange lights (was: Do you want a French "little" or a Dutch "little"? :))
BP Jonsson <bpj@...>