2017-04-19 23:11:26 UTC
I sometimes watch »Roseanne«, so that I can pick up
some spoken English.
Recently I made two English-related observations in
1.) Darlene has a book called »Language Roundup« (apparently
for her school).
2.) There is a discussion about the meaning of two
English words in »Roseanne«, quote:
Sylvia: »What exactly is the difference between a highway and
Vonda: »A highway is the main road, right? And the byway is
the road that runs right along by it.«
Crystal: »No. No, that's an access road. A byway is a road
that goes around something.«
Vonda: »No, that's a bypass.«
Juanita: »There is no difference between a highway and a
end quote. (first aired 1988-11-29)