In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- A woman was trapped for more than an hour after a manhole cover collapsed under her feet, plunging her into the drain below.
- The troops then dropped smoke bombs into the sewers through the manholes.
- A blind man once fell into a sewer because the iron manhole cover was missing.
- It was circular and about seven feet in diameter, like a giant manhole cover.
- This meant that a milkman who was injured by a defective manhole cover could not sue the owner of the land over which the right of way passed.
- Mr Moriarty said residents in the estate noticed there seemed to be a lot of activity regarding the manholes in the area over the previous fortnight.
- Our newest manholes were only about 15 years old, and we were finding a lot of problems with those.
- Of course these things are never easy; the manhole cover had rusted into position.
- Less than an hour later, they uncovered a metal door the size of a manhole cover.
- It's rusty water, leaking from conduit lines beneath a manhole cover on Riggs Road.
- The sewer grills and manhole covers have already been soldered into place.
- I have also noted that the manhole covers on the site were well maintained.
- Amazingly, the circle isn't the only shape that would work safely as a manhole cover.
- Water towers, well heads, manholes and fire hydrants are not typically secure, and are considered the most vulnerable points of a water system.
- A mother is recovering at home after plunging six feet into the ground after a manhole collapsed beneath her.
- They both found a manhole cover and climbed back down into the sewer system.
- My son-in-law says the manhole cover is down in the hole, smashed up.
- The second phase, in May, will shift the focus to the hazards of fires, illegal electricity connection, construction sites and uncovered manholes.
- The location of conduits termination within manholes shall be identified by Communications Services.
- Unprotected manholes can fill up with silt, as can associated piping.
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