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    grid

    Hi

    One guy arrived into a town. He didn't know it so he wanted to drive around.

    He thought to himself: I will grid the downtown area street by street.

    How should I understand that he will "grid" it?

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    Re: grid

    I don't see where highways and byways come into it. I've never met the term 'grid' (used verbally), but I'd expect it to mean 'visit every part systematically, by going up one street to the end, then across a block, then back along the paralell street, across a block, and so on (as if it were a grid' - http://www.wyrmcorp.com/galleries/il...ann%20Grid.png ).'

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