Outsourcing Our Streets | KCET
Outsourcing Our Streets
So you think it's impossible to outsource our streets? Take a look at these manhole covers. One from Mexico. Another from India, proudly displayed under the "City of Los Angeles."
If you spot any covers from other countries DO snap a photo and send it to us. We'll start a gallery and call it the "Small small world of manhole covers."
OK—everybody sing to the tune of "It's a Small World." Ready?
It's a world of pavement.
A world of tar.
It's a place where manholes come from afar.
So our jobs disappear
Cause we don't make them here.
It's a manhole after all.
Hey. I think I heard someone harmonizing.
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