Date: Wed, 31 May 1995 10:15:04 -0400 From: Dennis R Preston 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.) For personal correspondence, please change my address to (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 >