an exercise in miscellany

Bennett Buggy

In history, words & phrases on December 31, 2011 at 7:24 am

A Bennett buggy was a term used in Canada during the Great Depression to describe a car which had its engine and windows taken out and was pulled by a horse. In the United States, such vehicles were known as Hoover wagons, and named after then-President Herbert Hoover.

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