Dale Coye Dalecoye at AOL.COM
Wed Dec 11 01:03:37 UTC 2002

In a message dated 12/10/2002 12:43:39 PM Central Standard Time,
millie-webb at CHARTER.NET writes:

> Anyway, my point was, even if it is "blacktop", I suppose one could
> technically say it was "recently oiled" when they really mean they put
> another thin layer of blacktop over it.  That is the practice I understood
> Dale to be referring to, not the grading and then wetting down of dirt
> roads
> (whether with oil or water).
Yes, thanks, Millie-- the roads I meant were not dirt roads, but paved roads
to begin with, and the road crews would come in and repair them from time to
time, adding another layer of asphalt (I think).

Dale Coye

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