Wednesday, November 1, 2006
LONDON (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) Thanksgiving is traditionally one
of the busiest travel days in the U.S. and there is sure to be a
lot of arm restling and elbogarting on
planes and trains.
New Travel Slang Words Are A Real Trip
For those not in the know, arm restling is a new
slang word created by the DailyCandy.com website to describe the
ongoing battle over who gets the middle armrest, and
elbogarting is the technique of using slow advances
of the elbow to win the battle.
Other travel slang words visiting your vocabulary include...
flight dependent is the term for a passenger
flying solo who depends on YOU to be their drinking buddy or
Gabbin pressure is when you feel obligated to
chat with the passenger next to you.
John the Laptist is the name given to the
jerk in front of you who reclines his seat until his head is in
Finally, if everything goes wrong on your trip
lost luggage, missed flight and diarrhea youve
suffered a travelanche.
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