Dooney's Dictionary

Avro Arrow

The Arrow was an all-Canadian state-of-the-art fighter plane cancelled in 1959 when John Diefenbaker, faced by U.S. diplomatic pressures to allow U.S. missiles onto Canadian soil, not only blinked, but rolled over. Canada has been an American military satellite since. The ghost of one of these planes is supposedly patrolling the bottom of Lake Ontario hoping to be discovered by roaming CBC documentarians.

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