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    A common sign in my country "No parking on both sides" but I read a book that tells that it should be "No parking on either side". So, which is right, either or both?

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    The problem is greater in the positive- you can queue in either lane, but not in both because youcan't be in two places at the sametime.

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    Thanks, you are always a great help to me. I hope you will never get tired of answering my queeries.

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    The problem is greater in the positive- you can queue in either lane, but not in both because youcan't be in two places at the sametime.

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    You're very welcome; feel free to ask more.

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    The American staple diet enables many of them to get in several lines at once, though ;)

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    ....which is convenient when buying so much food.

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