_Dead End_ is...

Alice Faber faber at HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Wed Aug 22 21:33:18 UTC 2012

On 8/22/12 4:05 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 3:45 PM, Benjamin Barrett <gogaku at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>> No outlet has a different meaning in my experience. It means that while there are turns off the present road, they all tie into each other so there is literally no outlet.
> That could well be the case, here, too. I haven't driven down any
> streets marked "No Outlet" to see. The streets so marked that I've
> looked down appear to dead-end <har! har!> in the expected way. But…
I live on a "no outlet" street here in Connecticut. It leads to quite a
maze of streets, and at least three cul-de-sacs, but the only way out is
back the way you came.

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