Combined with our new word "stercus", this would be a good time to reinforce California in our vocabulary.
"The roads in the city are dirty." was marked as wrong. 'Streets' was what they were looking for. Wouldn't 'streets' be 'plateae'?
Now they are accepting both. I don't know the Latin "plateae," but I do know that in English "roads" run between two distant points — two towns, for example. In each of those towns, you'll find "streets:" paved roads lined with houses and other buildings.