As I read through all the posts, whilst suffering from excessive aluminum intake, I started jotting down some of the terminology we use and thought there might be some humor in all of it. Maybe not. You decide. Feel free to add to the list. These are just some that I came up with.
Steel Wheels--- For those of us old enough, a tour by the Rolling Stones.
Alloy McBeall--- A TV show about an attorney traveling the country in her Airstream, and never stopping to eat.
Electric Jack--- Nicholson frenzied in The Shining.
The Shining--- What most of us want to do with our Airstreams.
Globe Trotter--- A member of the infamous basketball troup, originating in Harlem New York.
Separation Anxiety--- The fear that your Airstream has or will develop rear end sag.
Rear End Sag--- Generally afflicts Airstream owners born before 1979. (Certain Models)
Potable Water--- Water you can take with you.
Spare Tire--- Easily obtained by too many toasted marshmallows and beer at the camp site.
Jealousy Windows--- What all of us without the optional overhead skylight windows have.
Fantastic Fans--- What all of us are regarding Airstreams and this forum.
Tag Axle--- A childhood game played by members of Guns and Roses.
Pink Flamingos--- What Airstreamers see when they drink too much.
Black water--- An old song by the Doobie Brothers.
Grey water---- The wrong lyric to the Doobie Brothers song, as I sing it.
Rear bath------ A special way of cleaning a certain portion of your anatomy.
Zip Dee--- The enthusiasm Airstreamers have when speaking about their trailers.
Tow Capacity--- Generally five per foot, or however many will fit in your shoe.
Breakaway Cable---what happens when we forget to unhook our TV’s from the camp site
Break magnet--- Since I became a vintage AS owner, I have become a break magnet. I used to be a chick magnet. Now everything breaks.
Clear coat--- What a flasher uses instead of a rain coat.
Clear coat removal--- What’s the point?
Vulkem--- What you say about anyone that doesn’t like Airstreams.
Propane--- A professional pain in the a--.
Buffer--- The space easily achieved between you and your parents/children/job, by getting in your Airstream and taking off!
Rock Guard--- An old bouncer for the Rolling Stones.
Weatherstripping--- Clothing optional campgrounds in the south
McCauley Caulking--- Home Alone star working on an Airstream.
Sway Control--- Knowing when to say when.
A/C Shroud—A religious artifact, especially on vintage trailers.