Date: Wed, 31 May 1995 10:15:04 -0400

From: Dennis R Preston preston[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]PILOT.MSU.EDU

Subject: Re: 'rush hour'

Did you know that Traffic Jam in French was Marmelade de Traffique?

Dennis Preston

(Back from Europe and in a strange mood.)

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preston[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] (I have already changed my list address.)

Subj: 'rush hour'

Why is it called 'rush hour' when it is so slow?

And when describing traffic flow, "big bottlenecks" restrict even more traffic


whereas a big bottleneck for liquids allow for more flow?

-- Jim