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youknowhat Post time: 2013-1-7 02:19
soree matey i just found out that you're a briton not a yank that's why you mentioned jaywalking l ...

No problems, but I am half Brit and half Chinese these days!

Some Chinese cities do put high barriers in the middle of the street that prevents crossing but it does not stop people walking in the road and not on the pavement ( sidewalk ), this I will never understand

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futsanglung Post time: 2013-1-7 02:29
No problems, but I am half Brit and half Chinese these days!

Some Chinese cities do put high barr ...

'Sidewalk' .......  ?

I think that comes from the time that the streets were muddy horse shite filled places and they extended the woodwork of the buildings to facilitate people not trudging through the crap .....

The walk was on the side of the buildings to enable semi-civilized wayfaring   .....   

Hence the idea  ......

Um  .....  !

Just a suggestion .......   


  
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futsanglung Post time: 2013-1-6 10:29
No problems, but I am half Brit and half Chinese these days!

Some Chinese cities do put high barr ...

barriers might work but then again they would look awful just for the environment  
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youknowhat Post time: 2013-1-7 03:11
barriers might work but then again they would look awful just for the environment

Some of the Shanghai ones have shrubs and flowers, look good in the day time but at night they are lit with gaudy lights which spoil it for me

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expatter Post time: 2013-1-7 02:43
'Sidewalk' .......  ?

I think that comes from the time that the streets were muddy horse shite fil ...

In the UK we call it the pavement, I thought the Yanks called it a sidewalk, maybe I am wrong and if so what do they call it?

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futsanglung Post time: 2013-1-7 03:27
In the UK we call it the pavement, I thought the Yanks called it a sidewalk, maybe I am wrong and  ...

Yep .......

They call it 'sidewalk' ........

And I hope because of my previous idea  ..........   








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expatter Post time: 2013-1-7 03:42
Yep .......

They call it 'sidewalk' ........

I think that in the early days it was called a boardwalk as it was made from planks over the mud, do not know when it changed

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