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Paul Nicholson responds to Elliott Potter's querry:
> >I got in a rediculous political argument with a few friends today, and
> >the question of what side of the road people drive on came up (don't ask
> >how). Does anyone know offhand of any countries besides the US that
> >drive on the right-hand side of the road? I know there must be a
> Most of the world drives on the right side of the road. Exceptions are the
> generally the countries of the former British Empire. Australia, NZ, Hong
> Kong, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Thailand, Singapore,
> Malaysia, South Africa, Kenya, a hodgepodge of other African countries, and
> Japan all drive on the wrong side of the road.
While you're "right" about where these folks drive, Thailand and Japan
might get a wee bit testy about the suggestion that they were once part of
the former British Empire. Neither of these have been part of anybody
else's empire within about the last thousand years or so.
And for what it's worth, the most unusual place, in yer kindly ol' Unka
Bart's perverted opinion anyway, has got to be Sweden. They drove on the
LEFT when I drove up from Dear ol' Deutschland back in '64, but *SWITCHED*
a couple of years later, and now drive on the right as the good Lord
And you thought *your* drive home was fun...