Originally Posted by EvilGenius
I don't know if they came from the english language or not, but we do use them.
They pretty much mean the same thing and are used interchangeably.
In my experience serpentine usually means an exaggerated like this:
Fanny you pick this photo. I´m been riding motorcycle on this rode when visiting de la bonette mountains.
I think also it was this serpentines I was near to fall with my bike. There was several photographers at the serpentinturns. Waving with one hand on handlebars and and taking the curve little bit to fast..... :o)