From: Jerry Avins
Subject: Re: How to perform clock recovery from 1152 kB/s as easy as possible ?
Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2002 13:03:33 -0400
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Tom MacIntyre wrote:
> On Sun, 08 Sep 2002 11:28:16 -0400, Jerry Avins wrote:
> >Matt Timmermans wrote:
> > ...
> >> P.S. If you want to do some *real* psychic driving, head on up to
> >> Scotland and all those "passing places"...
> >Are they like the turn-outs in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland?
> Hmmm...I'm in NS, and am unfamiliar with that term. Can you elaborate?
It's been many years since I vacationed there by car, but some two-lane
roads on the mountains, where curves ruled out passing for long ways,
had turn-outs -- a widened shoulder or similar, often unpaved -- where
the terrain permitted. It was incumbent on a motorist being closely
followed to use them to permit following cars to pass. It was a polite
and utterly civil custom that, I suspect, either grew from or engendered
the friendly attitudes I saw not only to tourists, but to neighbors.
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