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At 17:13 2002-06-04 -0400, Nik Taylor wrote:

>I assume you're referring to the middle light.  Here it's yellow, too,
>but "orange" is sometimes used (at least by some people I know) as a
>joking term for a light that has just recently become red, like, if
>someone drives thru a light that had just become red, someone might say
>"That light was a bit orange"

It is the same in Swedish, and I have had ample occasion to employ the
idiom, since my mother has a strong habit of driving thru the "orange" light...



/BP 8^)>
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