Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2009 15:50:07 -0700
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From: Rocket J Squirrel <camping.elliott@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Frydaye Pholleez - by name and by culture
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Mike "Rocket J Squirrel" Elliott
84 Westfalia: Mellow Yellow ("The Electrical Banana")
74 Westrailia: (Ladybug Trailer company, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.)
On 10/9/2009 3:37 PM Angus Gordon wrote:
> Van pool
> 1. a common condition characterized by large quantities of liquid beneath
> the vehicle.
> origin 1983.5
> Van Goh
> 1. an uncommon condition, particularly where van pool is present.
> Angus Gordon
> Bainbridge Island WA
> On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 1:32 PM, joel walker <email@example.com> wrote:
>> A Vanagon Scientific Dictionary
>> little known scientific names and facts
>> concerning Volkswagen Vanagons (and other years of Type 2 vehicles)
>> Van der Waals forces ...
>> the relatively mild attractive forces that are operative
>> between vans and campers
>> and that arise because of the eccentric polarization induced
>> in each by the presence
>> of the other.
>> in laymen's language, the name of the phenomomenen that causes
>> clusters of Vanagons
>> Vanagon campers and other such vehicles to magically appear at
>> Van der Graaff electrostatic generator ...
>> commonly known as "no brakes at all" in a vanagon. causes
>> tinglely feelings all up and down the
>> body, and hair to stand on end, creating a very strange
>> appearance of the driver to passers-by
>> or unwilling passengers. so called because of the sounds
>> coming from the driver as she/he
>> attempts to rapidly pump the brake pedal in an effort to lower
>> the velocity of the vehicle:
>> "graff!! graaaaaafff!!! GRAAAAFFFF!!!".
>> Vandyke ...
>> nah. not going there. not today.
>> Vanadic acid ...
>> various forms of LSD found under the seats of the used Vanagon
>> you just purchased online.
>> Vanadate ....
>> the court date for your appearance before the magistrate to
>> explain why you should not
>> be locked up for drug possession due to the vanadic acid found
>> in your newly purchased
>> van by the constable and his drug-sniffering dog.
>> Vanadium ...
>> a vanagon and camper exhibition of Van der Waals forces, when
>> held inside a football stadium.
>> Vanadinite ...
>> one of possibly several occupants of a Vanagon Camper, eating
>> a meal inside the camper.
>> Vandal ...
>> one of a pair of sandals, worn by drivers or passengers of
>> Vandalism ...
>> the use of a Vandal to severely whup up on the driver of a
>> Vanagon during an
>> occurance of Van der Graaff electrostatic generation.
>> Vandalize ...
>> the yellow/black/blue/reddish coloration of the face of the
>> driver of a Vanagon
>> after (or possibly during) an occurance of Van der Graaff
>> electrostatic generation,
>> after having undergone Vandalism.
>> Vanguard ...
>> a medium-to-large dog.
>> Vanilla ...
>> a common all-encompassing ailment found among Vanadinites.
>> Vanir ...
>> A race of Norse gods who became united with the Aesir.
>> or a beautiful-to-look at but very shallow person with shoddy
>> workmanship underneath,
>> who happens to drive a Vanagon. :)
>> Vanish ...
>> things of or related to Vanagons.
>> Vanishing Cream ...
>> externally applied goop that makes people think you actually
>> drive a Vanagon.
>> Vanity ...
>> an empty Vanagon. sometimes, just a single Vanagon Camper off
>> in the woods by itself.
>> Vanquish ...
>> the remains of a Vanguard after being run over by a Vanagon.
>> also, the rest of the face of a driver of a Vanagon after
>> being Vandalized.
>> Vantage ...
>> the name given to older-but-wiser drivers of Vanagons,
>> especially those with lots of gray hair.
>> Vanward ...
>> the east wing of the state mental institution, wherein are
>> kept all seriously disturbed Vanagon
>> owners. :)
>> and that's the rest of the Dictionary. :)
>> unca joel
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