The Toronto Lexicon, Entry No. 3
Pothole (pót:høl) n. 1. A locus of severe roadbed decay. 2. A public policy device promoted by City Hall through its refusal to pay for repairs, and intended to increase public transit ridership by making city streets unfit to be traveled alone.
The Toronto Lexicon is an ongoing project by this blog to provide precise and accurate definitions of terms as they are used in local political parlance. Tune in for regular additions.
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