Definitions

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  • proper n. A nickname for the city of Toronto.
  • proper n. A nickname for Chicago, Illinois.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "It is that typical Toronto mentality that assumes whatever people in Hogtown think is what Canadians think."

    the needy friend

  • It is that typical Toronto mentality that assumes whatever people in Hogtown think is what Canadians think.

    the needy friend

  • "Hogtown" and "The Big Smoke" seem to have gone the way of the buggywhip, though.

    we're number two

  • That contributed a splendid spirit of comradeship, so that today we hear no facetious remarks from Torontonians -- in regard to the inflated aspirations of our good friends in Hamilton; and they will not permit any thing to be said along the lines of Toronto being known as "Hogtown"; and so today we can congratulate Hamilton once again on having produced another distinguished citizen.

    Canada's Achievements and Opportunities in Europe

  • Tell me if you know differently (or "different," as we say in Hogtown).

    Gulf oil spill to reach Atlantic seaboard? [Updated]

  • It brings back memories of Hogtown, the pre-AC days, the splashing in the creek.

    Heatmaggedon

  • The room is jammed with lawyers and reporters; the only ordinary person I've seen is a Hogtown guy taking his teenage daughter on a trip on the Oregon Trail, with the oil disaster being a stop along the way.

    BP oil spill disaster: What went wrong?

  • (* Hogtown being one of Toronto's nicknames, for the non-locals.) (Also, working on real posts, promise!) posted by kittenpie @ 12: 05 PM

    Wordless Wednesday: Lords of Hogtown*

  • At Hogtown 's carnivore breakfast mecca, chef Geoffrey Hopgood wraps brined hams in wet hay then cooks them sous-vide, before finishing them on a griddle.

    Hay: It

  • There are at least 2.7 million stories in Hogtown, and Sandy didn't want to overwhelm me, so he limited himself to two choice tips.

    Toronto Notebook

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