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Look on the bright side: you had a nice stroll with new sights and extra exercise for the day!

<p>At least you got some exercise, right?</p>

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Look on the bright side: you had a nice stroll with new sights and extra exercise for the day!

Now for future reference, you know to ask whoever is in charge of the detour if foot traffic is ok or not.

why ask? I'll go there, if I wanna go there...

<p>At least you got some exercise, right?</p>

It's called a detour.

It's one of those differences between US English and UK English. What a Brit would call a "lift," an American would call an "elevator." What a Brit would call a "diversion," an American would call a "detour."

Not all English speaking countries use the same words for similar things. We call it a flashlight and they call it a torch.

Am I the only one thinking that diversions are usually for car traffic and not for foot traffic?! That is it wouldn't even have occurred to me to use the diversion if I'm in foot!?

<p>What if there's a bridge out? You'd be walking straight into the river, friend.</p>

U know how to swim?

Can't see OP's location, but here in the UK we would say diversion.

Diversion route/detour... Two words that ever so apparently mean the same thing. Go troll elsewhere.

i know right these americans think there the center of the world ?? this is in reply to number 8