As nouns the difference between tailback and ous
is that tailback
is a line of motor vehicles caught up in traffic congestion; a traffic jam while ous
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A line of motor vehicles caught up in traffic congestion; a traffic jam
* 2013 , Simon Jenkins, Gibraltar and the Falklands deny the logic of history'' (in ''The Guardian , 14 August 2013)[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/aug/14/gibraltar-falklands-deny-logic-history]
- The idea of a British warship supposedly menacing Spain is ludicrous. Is it meant to bomb Cadiz? Will its guns lift a rush-hour tailback in a colony that most Britons regard as awash with tax dodgers, drug dealers and right-wing whingers? The Gibraltarians have rights, but why British taxpayers should send warships to enforce them, even if just "on exercise", is a mystery.