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  • n. Plural form of pothole.

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Examples

  • What Obama does know how to do is waste money Mayor Daley style — you put an extra shift on filling in potholes and call it “infrastructure.”

    Matthew Yglesias » Worries and Options

  • This was not necessarily the best way to go about running a nation ( "I want a law prohibiting potholes" is how someone described it to me), and follow-up turned out to be a problem, but Bremer was confident and decisive, and so, therefore, was his newly formed CPA.

    Welcome to the Green Zone

  • Rather than just patching up the roads and re-classifying the definition of potholes, we need structural improvements.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • But the reality of cycling means that there's things called potholes, broken glass, vehicles parked in bike lanes or just otherwise double parked, pedestrians standing or walking in bike lanes who may or may not be pushing strollers/ rolling luggage/ shopping carts full of their possessions, etc. and, of course, car doors.

    People Are People: Dealing With It

  • They don't want to be blamed for not fixing potholes, which is what happens when you take over the government.

    CNN Transcript Jan 26, 2007

  • Emergency repairs were launched and the road was patched with a mix of plywood, concrete and steel, but state highway officials said the potholes were the result of years of neglect.

    TheBostonChannel.com - News

  • According to Assistant City Engineer Steve Vanderleest the potholes should be a thing of the past.

    Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Top Stories

  • SeeClickFix asks users to submit alerts about public infrastructure concerns such as potholes, graffiti, broken streetlights and speed bumps via its iPhone, BlackBerry and Android apps.

    Apps That Change The World

  • To supporters, Graham is a fierce defender of the city's most densely populated and diverse ward, championing projects that inject new life into forlorn neighborhoods, attending to the smallest of urban migraines, such as potholes and broken street lamps, and balancing the needs of competing interest groups, such as the bar owners and residents who quarrel over quality of life near Adams Morgan's entertainment strip.

    D.C. Council incumbent Jim Graham deflects opponents' brickbats by citing record

  • Other projects explored how mobile devices can let citizens hold governments more accountable, support agricultural supply chains in developing countries, and be used to report issues such as potholes and safety concerns to local officials.

    Allen Gunn: Netsquared 2009: Making the Virtual Proximal

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