W. R. Gibbons wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Jan 1997, Syl's Sydney Homestay wrote:
> > A special wave was developed by some individual marques acknowledging each
> > other's presence when passing. MG in particular - one finger off the wheel
> > - ever so slightly.
> > This undoubtdly helped bind the drivers of marque models together.
> > Maybe this didn't happen so much in America? Could that be part of it?
> > Paul
> Here in rural Vermont, USA, drivers on country roads often wave in that
> restrained way. When I lived in Chicago, Illinois, drivers also gave
> each other a one-fingered wave, but that was different, more vigorous,
> and I suspect the intention was different.
> Ray Gibbons Dept. of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
> Univ. of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
> firstname.lastname@example.org (802) 656-8910
Ah! "the Wave" Years ago, *all* sportscar enthusiasts waved, but there was a
protocal. I can recall that it was so controversial that protocals were
covered in an
article in Road & Track. Something about a "Ferrari expects to be waved at
returning the wave" or some such malarkey. Today, you do that, you might be
shot at. I
have a neighbor who owns a TR4A, we wave, neither of us has met. We just love