Never was that statement so true as today when I emailed Terry over at Lakeside Hobby wanting "Two Micro Engineering Code 75 points" for this layout.
When I got home from work there was a message on the answerphone (voicemail) waiting for me. He didn't know what I was talking about.
American railroads don't have points they have switches. On top of that the Mico Engineering switches I wanted are in Code 70. If I remember correctly I reckon I used to scratchbuild my switches/turnouts/points for my E.M.Gauge layouts from Code 75 bullhead rail. Very common place in England.
So now everything is sorted and two Micro Engineering Code 70 switches are on order...
To be honest though you'd think that after 11+ years of living here I'd have this sorted out by now.