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The same reason they call goods that go by road a shipment and goods that go by ship a cargo.

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Q: Why do they call where you park a driveway and where you drive a parkway?
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Why do we drive on a parkway and park on a driveway?

We drive on a parkway and park on a driveway because a parkway is defined a "a broad landscaped thoroughfare" and a driveway is defined as "a private road giving access from a public way to a building on abutting grounds."

Why do they call a driveway a driveway if you park on it?

Hello, Before you park the car I guess you drive on..."it" ... Driveway ;) parkit doesn't sound good parkway sound like a street or something.

Why do you drive on a parkway and park on a drive way?

This, my friend, is the worlds greatest conundrum... The parkay and the driveway... you see, it happens because the world is backwards and if you park on the parkway, you get rear ended...

Why is a driveway called a driveway when you park on it?

For the same reason that a parkway is called a parkway when you drive on it... Use the link below to the related question"Why do we park in the driveway and drive on the parkway?" for more detail.

Why is a driveway a place to park and a parkway a place to drive?

Nothing on the road ever makes sense

Why do you drive on a 'parkway' and park on a 'driveway'?

It's irony. Ask Mr. Ironic W. Meaning.

Why is a driveway called a driveway when you park in it and a parkway called a parkway when you drive on it?

People just have a tendency to name things the opposite of what they really are. Think about Iceland and Greenland. Greenland is covered in ice, and Iceland is covered in greenery.

What are economic enigmas?

An economic enigma is an everyday mystery or an odd happening that has no discernible reason or answer, like why we drive on a parkway and park on a driveway.

Why do you park in the driveway but drive on the parkway?

Because when you use your drive way, there is a 50/50 chance you will be using it to be on your WAY to DRIVE, hence the name driveway. The same is for the paekway, you are most likely going on your WAY to PARK.

You can also park in?

You can also park in a parking lot and drive in a driveway

Why you park your cars on a driveway and drive on parkways?

i have no clue!

Why do you drive on parkways and park on driveways?

Driving on a driveway or parking in a parkway will damage muffler bearings,bend your Johnson rods,and loosen the ka-niffle pins holding the blinker fluid tank...dont say you were not warned.........