Date: Sun, 19 Mar 1995 10:39:16 +0600 From: Jim McCulloch Subject: Re: chuck hole/pot hole The OED has it as "chock-hole", chock being a block or lump, and chock-hole presumably being a hole that is an obstacle to traffic. I grew up in Southeast Texas in the 50's and, to me and the people I knew at the time, such a hole was a "chughole." There were no potholes on my street. --Jim McCulloch