Pelican crossing

n pedestrian crossing. An area of the road, marked with black and white stripes, where traffic lights stop cars so that pedestrians can cross. A contraction of “PEdestrian LIght CONtrolled crossing.” Yes, I know that would be “pelicon.” People were stupid back then.

In categories

Travel & Transport

Related words

omnibus, pavement, petrol, prang

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *