Originally Posted by getreal
Okay, so explain a driveway and a parkway, smart guy.
You drive on the parkway, yet park on the driveway. What up wit' dat?
I've always liked the parkway joke.
But if you want the origin of the term 'parkway', it was coined in the 19th century by Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmstedit for "pleasure roads" linking city parks to suburban parks.