My mother and other East Coast city dwellers (mostly the older ones) call fire hydrants "Johnny Pumps".
Here's a short explanation of where they think that term comes from.
I shot the photo at David's Stove Shop in Weatherford, Texas.
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2015: After All Others
2014: This Red Giant Is Also A Star
2013: Turn And Burn
2012: The Landscape Just Runs All Together After A While
2011: Flippin’ Swag
2010: Warm Fuzzies
2009: I’ll Get You My Pretty
2008: The Kind Of Misunderstanding That Can Never Fully Be Explained
2007: Let The Adventure Begin
2006: Coming Soon
2005: Sorry, no post on this day. The blog didn’t start until May 2005!