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Why is a manhole cover round?

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because, viewed from above, that is the general shape of people. Therefore, a round shape creates the smallest entrance which will accommodate most people.

jim on Nov 25, 2009
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It's because it is the only shape that no matter how you turn or flip it, it will not fall down the manhole.

Justin on Nov 27, 2009

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