amber/yellow lights

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Nov 28 14:03:46 UTC 2001

At 8:53 PM -0500 11/28/01, Philip E. Cleary wrote:
>< I'm now confused about whether I've heard it
>as 'amber' in the US as well.  Does anyone use 'amber'?  If so, is it
>limited to certain regions or traffic control jargon?>
>I just asked my son, who got his license a month ago. He said, "Most people
>call it 'yellow,' but the book [the Mass. RMV driver's manual] calls it
>Phil Cleary

OK, I just asked my daughter, who got hers a month a half ago.  She
calls it "orangish yellow", or yellow for short.  (Connecticut.)


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