Date: Wed, 27 Sep 1995 22:32:15 -0500 From: Dennis Baron Subject: Re: Going Decimal That same year, Scandinavia or some part of it (Sweden?) >switched from driving on one side of the street to the other (I forget >whcih direction the move was in) -- that is an experience I do not >hope to have. > >Bethany Dumas The year I was in France my students were telling lots of Belgian jokes. One I remember: The Belgians decided they were going to imitate the British and drive on the left side of the road. First they were going to have the trucks do it, and if that worked, then the cars would do it too. Dennis -- Dennis Baron debaron[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Department of English office: 217-333-2392 University of Illinois fax: 217-333-4321 608 S. Wright Street home: 217-384-1683 Urbana, IL 61801