I always like to learn something new everyday.  Maybe, it's to replace the 10 things I've forgotten since yesterday. Since it's pothole season, let's learn about where the term came from.  Anyway, the story goes that centuries ago, streets in Europe were made of clay.  When it Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Imageswould rain hard the clay would get soft.  People would dig clay out of the street to make pots, leaving a gaping hole in the street. Thus the term "pothole".

There, now you know.  I'll continue to dig up more useless facts to fill up that hard drive between your ears.

Next week, why do your jeans have those rivets on the pockets?

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