Poll: Is 'manhole' an offensive term?

Is 'manhole' an offensive term?

Yes
No

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  • Votes: 484
  • Comments: 6
  • Added: October 2003

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Comments:

RonBee

What else would we call it--a personhole?

Willbut

I believe some would term it a 'person orifice'. No, honestly.

frank furt

When's the last time you saw a woman in one? (in both senses of the word)

gertrude

if women want it to be called a personhole...will they b willing to get up there??

quang

no understand

Alex

A manhole is a hole larger enough for a man to get through. i.e. a manhole cover in the road used to install gas lines, electrical mains cables, water pipes etc

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