toonerville-trolley

Toonerville trolley

[too-ner-vil]
noun
a dilapidated, outmoded trolley line or railway.

Origin:
after the train in the comic strip Toonerville Trolley by U.S. cartoonist Fontaine T. Fox (1884–1964)

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