Date: Fri, 22 Mar 1996 13:47:01 -0600 From: Katherine Catmull Subject: Re: gapers' block On Fri, 22 Mar 1996, Bruce Gelder wrote: > The act of slowing to look is called "rubbernecking" here in Salt Lake > City, but I've never heard a word for a traffic slowdown specifically > caused by that, just general things like "traffic jam" and so on. I've > never heard "gapers' block." Rangers and other park workers in Yellowstone refer to "bear jams" and "buffalo jams," etc. (I'm a daughter and grandaughter of former Yellowstone rangers; my mother and four of my siblings have also worked there at various times.) Kate Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]