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Post by Itasan » Wed May 30, 2007 8:25 am

"Snow was banked in humps at the roadside."
What does 'in humps' mean? High up?

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Post by Lorikeet » Wed May 30, 2007 9:09 am

It was piled up. Think of a camel's hump. If you clean the snow off the road and push it to the side, it gets higher there.

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