Date: Fri, 6 Oct 1995 19:59:57 -0400 From: SETH SKLAREY Subject: Re: another thread > In the rain those bricks are slicker than >_________! (fill in the dialectical word of your choice) cat spit on linoleum. or spit with an "h'. New Orleans, the only city I know that mandates U-turns has a wide central grassy area between each direction of traffic. They call this area "the neutral ground," and it's wide enough to allow a safe u-turn. I had heard that the term commons originated because Boston originally had areas platted in groups of nine lots, with individual ownership around the perimeter and a "commons" in the center owned in common. xxx xcx xxx Is this true? Seth Sklarey Wittgenstein School of the Unwritten Word Cocoanut Grove, FL