The Art of Unix Programming

James Cozine jmcozine at
Sat Feb 8 16:54:21 PST 2003

d95-bli at (Björn Lindberg) writes:

> The switch itself was very cool though. All traffic were required to
> stop 10-15 mins before 5 am on a sunday morning. After stopping you
> were to switch to the right side. Then there were a countdown on the
> radio, and at precisely 5 am you were allowed to continue driving on
> the right side. There are photos showing streets with a lot of cars in
> the middle of changing sides.

People just switched lanes?  So the driver was situated on the edge
of the road, instead of the median?  (Which side is the wheel on over
there, anyway?)

> As for the British... they are way too stubborn to change I guess. :-)

And even they have gone metric!

Hors d'oeuvres -- a ham sandwich cut into forty pieces.
		-- Jack Benny
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