[TAG] Re: Re: England was nice
mso at oz.net
Wed Oct 12 19:41:03 MSD 2005
Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
>On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 09:43:47AM -0700, Heather Stern wrote:
>>I gave a cheerful description of getting directions from local sorts in semi
>>rural to completely rural areas and made my English friends laugh: "My god,
>>you've been here all your life!"
>"Head down 17, though the traffic light; go left 'round the bend until
>you get to where the gas station *used to be*..."
petrol station :)
But in Canada there are gas stations called Petro-Canada. And outside
Vancouver near the border there's a repair shop called Otto Mobiles.
They also have a great word for parking garage/car park: parkade.
More information about the TAG