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EvenKeel posted 7/23/2013 14:55 PM

My car is blue and German so I hoped the word 'blue' would be something cool in German.

Nope:
blue. blau (blou) - rhymes with "cow"

Therefore, I had to go to option #2 - a German name.

Introducing:

Gretta-the-Jetta

TattoodChinaDoll posted 7/23/2013 14:56 PM

Don't have a name for mine. But your name reminds me of someone I know who named his car Rhonda the Honda.

SurprisinglyOkay posted 7/23/2013 15:21 PM

When I was little my Mom had a 1955 Chevy truck by the name of Elma.
Wish I had her now

DragnHeart posted 7/23/2013 15:22 PM

I just refer to our Durango as "my baby". If I was to fce it an actual name, maybe "Moose"? The older style Durangos have a look that reminds me of a moose (without the antlers of course lmao).

Wh refers to his cordless drill as "Betsy".

Williesmom posted 7/23/2013 15:34 PM

I call my Acadia "Moby Dick" because it's huge and white, like a whale.

MovingUpward posted 7/23/2013 15:38 PM

So my mom shortened the name. Her suburban just became the burban. When she downsized to a Tahoe her methodology led to poor results.

nowiknow23 posted 7/23/2013 16:22 PM

I have a suggestion for her, Moo - my friend who owns a Tahoe calls it the taco. Slightly less scandalous than the previous option.

click4it posted 7/23/2013 16:29 PM

Funny.

I never had a name for my former car until I didn't drive her anymore - now she's my old "baby". The car I drive now is called "my Dad's car" because it was his and I it still is. I just drive it. and I love it!!

[This message edited by click4it at 4:30 PM, July 23rd (Tuesday)]

Crescita posted 7/23/2013 16:30 PM

My car was named by her license plate, ADY####.

MissesJai posted 7/23/2013 16:31 PM

hell yeah! My 99 Accord's name is Myrtle. She's old and I love her.

GabyBaby posted 7/23/2013 16:32 PM

Hubby's truck is a Ford F150, fully loaded, lifted, and with big, thick, shite-kicking mud tires on it.
We call him The Beast.

My dainty-by-comparison auto has been dubbed HERcedes.

[This message edited by GabyBaby at 4:39 PM, July 23rd (Tuesday)]

TrustedHer posted 7/23/2013 17:24 PM

My favorite book as a teenage boy was "The Mad Scientists' Club" by Bertrand Brinley.

They had a character, Zeke, who owned a junkyard and had an old truck, named "Richard the Deep Breather".

It struck me funny, and this was well before I understood the other interpretations for deep breathers.

Nonetheless, I haven't named any of my vehicles. Although my motorcycle, which is a Yamaha Virago, has potential, just based on that name. Google "Virago synonym" to see what I'm talking about.

woundedwidow posted 7/23/2013 17:41 PM

Apparently all of my cars have been female, because they've ALL been named "Bessie" - I have no idea why. Also, the two I have now both have vanity plates that begin with KATZ(***) on them, so now everyone knows I'm a crazy cat lady. Actually, I've gotten a lot of compliments on them!

Amazonia posted 7/23/2013 17:59 PM

One of my high school friends named his car "my pants". It made for endless immature jokes.

They got worse when his stereo got stolen and there was a big hole in the dash and he would talk about the hole in his pants and everything that fit there.

Sad in AZ posted 7/23/2013 18:27 PM

My mother also named every one of her cars Bessie

Mine all eventually become 'piece of shit'

jrc1963 posted 7/23/2013 19:00 PM

I haven't named any of my cars... but the family car growing up was a 1972 Gold Dodge Dart... "Goldie"

It was the car I inherited when I started driving in 1984.

Nature_Girl posted 7/23/2013 19:24 PM

I've always named my vehicles. My dad did, too. That's where I got it from. Now my kids do it.

Mama_of_3_Kids posted 7/23/2013 19:34 PM

My first car was Fred the Red Dodge Charger

tushnurse posted 7/23/2013 19:51 PM

We call our Tahoe the hoe. We call my 2001 Mercedes E class the POS. There are more things wrong and broken with that car than I can count and every fix is $1000 even for stupid stuff like the broken cup holder.

kernel posted 7/23/2013 20:08 PM

My first vehicle, at 17, was a big old Plymouth Fury. We called it the Tank. That thing had the touchiest brakes of anything I have ever driven. It probably got 10 miles to the gallon (who really knew back in those days?). You think my Dad was making sure I was safe on the road?!?!

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