When it snows, you clear a parking space, and you reserve it. That’s how it works – except when it doesn’t.
Good article in today’s NYT. (Caveat: Only if you’ve dug a few spaces in 2 feet of snow can you fully appreciate this.)
What’s the language angle? Skip to the end, where Maria explains her 1 and only protocol violation, the theft of a neighbor’s hard-dug space:
“I know enough people to get me out of trouble if I need to.”