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I Ask myself WHY ?


Not because of any other reason that WHY did I take a picture of the word RIGHT, right below the wonderful Countries Parliment buildings ( or more correctly - RIGHT Below BIG BEN)

Why, Maybe beacuse of the political swing of the country away from the LEFT?( at that time); Maybe because I had RIGHT to- Its a free country; Maybe I was in a RIGHEOUS mood- who knows? and then again does it really matter !!!

Explanation!!

For those who have trapsed through the streets of London on foot will know that there is a word misssing from this image - LOOK as in LOOK RIGHT.. Its right below those pedestrian crossing at the traffic lights.. (Infact its very helpful it also has a little arrow pointing -- RIGHT)

Its for safety reasons and to reduce the risk of you and other pedestrians who have a tendancy to look LEFT first before looking RIGHT - which you would do if you can from say Europe, Americas and even some African and Asian Countries - in fact from most other parts of the world where you drive on the RIGHT. you see we being British and like being different, drive on the LEFT ( debatable point).. so if you were walking through the streets of London, visiting from those countries outside of say the Commonwealth and you looked LEFT first - you would not see the traffic as - You guessed it - its coming from the RIGHT !

Confused?? Yup so am I-- They say the English Language is confusing - well a guess we have the RIGHT to make it confusing- we made it from a mixture of so many languages.. Countries that now drive on the ..... ???? OH well-- I guess just enjoy the sights of LONDON - Its a beautiful City..

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