Date: Fri, 6 Oct 1995 08:21:04 -0700 From: Allen Maberry Subject: Re: Another Lexical Item I call those grassy strips between the sidewalk and the street "parking strips". I've never heard them called parkways. Allen maberry[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] On Fri, 6 Oct 1995, // wrote: > Parkways and sidewalks > > Within the last 20 years after moving to Colorado Springs, CO, I picked up an > extra definition for parkway, which previously connoted for me wide, > green-scaped, paved roads. > > In CS, a lot of neighborhoods have 2 foot to 10 foot strips of grass running > parallel to, and between the sidewalk and the street. These are called > parkways as well. > > Have others seen this usage? > > -- Jim >