Time for a look at another golden oldie: what’s the difference between a road and a street?
If you live in an English-speaking country, there’s a strong possibility that your address contains one of the following words: road, street, boulevard, avenue. We use these words all the time without thinking about them, but what do they actually mean?
Well, first of all, they’re not always going to be used according to their strict dictionary definitions. Most housing developments are named according to how pleasant they sound, not to directly replicate the exact bit of city planning they embody.
The first two you can probably guess:
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This reminded me of the classic question – “how many roads are there in the city of London?” And the answer is zero!!!!!
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That’s a great question, I must try to catch someone out with that!