Traditional? Street lights can be traditional? Wouldn't a traditional street light be a gas one?
It's probably my age that makes me baulk at this usage. Because I can remember those sodium lamps appearing. I can even remember the very first time I encountered them. It was in Sunderland, probably about 1968 or 1969. They were introduced even later than that in Newark. Not much more than 40 years ago.
Here's a phiosophical question. How long does a practice or an object have to have been around before it becomes traditional?
The Royal William, Stowmarket, Suffolk
The best pub in town, according to the local CAMRA. Hidden away on a back street (but not far from the mock Elizabethan railway station). Ten real ales - all...