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Can there be only one?


Evil Sid
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just few things that may keep you awake of a night time.

 

these are prompted by a quote from the highlander. "there can be only one". anyhow it got me thinking about things that may or may not come in ones.

 

For example, a singular of binocular is monocular.

 

So why isn't the single of bicycle monocycle instead of unicycle?

 

You can buy a pair of trousers and you get one garment. So by inference you should be able to buy a single trouser. That being the case would it only have one leg,would it be a left leg or a right leg and where would you buy one from?

 

If you joined two unicycles together would it be a bicycle or a tandem?

 

And final one can you legally ride a unicycle down a bicycle lane?

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All cycles are powered be it by human power,electric power or engine power.

I drive a quadricycle so if any powered cycle is allowed in a cycle lane then I should be fine or fined :blink:

 

And if you want to be a bit of a pedant then mine is pedal powered. It has an accelerator pedal and a brake pedal. :mrgreen:

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