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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar_ditch

A borrow ditch, is a roadside channel dug for drainage purposes. Typically, the dirt is "borrowed" from the ditch, and used to crown the road. It is a variation of a ...

www.word-detective.com/2012/02/bar-ditch

Feb 4, 2012 ... It has been explained to me that the name refers to the fact that the dirt that makes ... I have been unimpressed by this explanation for forty-five or fifty years now. ... Bar ditch. Dig it. Dear Word Detective: I've lived most of my life in the ... There's nothing like seeing one of the local honor students futzing with ...

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Nov 29, 2012 ... We in the Southern US have a term for the ditch which runs along a road. ... Its purpose is for drainage. ... Bar ditches along county roads are intended to drain the roadway, although in many areas they ... 8:25 am: Country: USA: First Name: Ken: Last Name: Greenwald: Location: Ft.Collins, Colorado, USA ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/bar-ditch

Bar ditch definition, barrow pit. See more. ... Also called bar pit, bar ditch. ... apparently in reference to the mound of earth dug from the pit (see barrow2); variants with bar perhaps from regional pronunciation of barrow ... What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name? ... How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?

english.stackexchange.com/questions/316638/barrow-pit-western-american-term-for-ditch

Mar 30, 2016 ... The term barrow pit may derive from barrow-ditch or barrow-dick, cited ... Even older is this instance by a Canadian railway foreman named Thomas McKenzie in 1854: ... be related to the bar to passage that pit presents to wheeled traffic. ... I get the impression that Metcalf was unaware of Avis's investigative ...

dare.wisc.edu/words/quarterly-updates/QU2/borrow-pit

Cf borrow ditch n, bar ditch n, bar pit n .... One inf. in North Dakota uses borrow itself as the name perhaps through confusion with burrow. Several infs. have the variant bar pit or bar ditch. 1976 Ogden ... 1977 Daily Inter Lake (Kalispell MT) 18 Feb sec A 3/5, The vehicle went into the barrow pit and flipped over onto its top.

www.forbes.com/sites/micahsolomon/2014/04/15/is-it-time-to-do-away-with-employee-name-badges-a-customer-service-initiative-to-consider

Apr 15, 2014 ... “Do employee name badges actually improve customer service? ... Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. ... It's awkward for the guest to have to ask for your name or the staff member to introduce himself. ... Name badges are the service equivalent of that fabulous “Did Not Wash Hands” ...

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=ditch%20pig

"Who was that disgusting ditch pig who sucked 6 dicks at a time at her going away party?" "You had me at ditch pig." ... Shut up you ditchpig, you are really getting on my nerves! ... Western Canadian expression to describe an ugly female that hunts for men outside of bars and strip clubs. ... Hence the 'Ditch' part of the name.

www.wordreference.com/definition/ditch

ditch - WordReference English dictionary, questions, discussion and forums. ... gets translation does nothing. Recent searches: Save history. ditch · View All ... ditched the getaway car. to leave or stop seeing (someone):He ditched her before he could get too involved. ... the Ditch ⇒ an informal name for the Tasman Sea.