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Old 06-30-2013, 03:19 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by redeye-az View Post
bar ditch.....not sure what the acronym means. but it's basically the drainage ditch on the side of the road. don't know if that verbiage is regional or not.
they usually make good berms if needed.
'The slang term bar ditch supposedly comes from barrow ditch when hand labor and wheelbarrows were used to haul dirt dug from a ditch and dumped into the roadbed to raise it above the surrounding terrain. Another version states dirt borrowed from a ditch and placed on the roadbed gave birth to the term bar ditch.'
Advanced pancreatic cancer found 04/2010. Have outlived +/- 97% of patients with this diagnosis, but 08/2013 cancer now in liver, vascular system and lungs with 20+ lung tumors. Sick/weak sometimes, not riding much. No more treatments & now under Hospice care.
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