There are a lot of unique words that RVers use in everyday life. I had some fun defining the “true” meaning of some of the most common RV phrases and lingo. Read on to find the true definitions of RV lingo.
Air Brakes: Useful if awnings deploy during high speed travel. (See Awnings)
Air Horns: Used late at night in campgrounds by Air Heads.
Allison Tranny: The girl that works the RV show information booth that is married to Joe Tranny.
Awnings: Wing-like appendages that can deploy at high speeds to add lift and reduce vehicle weight. (Also see Air Brakes)
Batteries: Black square things that are capable of lighting your coach for about 15 minutes when it is not plugged in.
Blown Fuse: A fuse located in an inaccessible secret location that powers everything.
Charger: A small piece of plastic that that is frequently used to fix stuff on your RV that breaks, also called Visa..
Departure Angle: A scheme to skip camp before your new-found friend, Cousin Eddy, wakes up.
Diesel Engine: Sounding like a herd of knock-kneed cattle, serves as a sign of departing camp within the next hour or two.
Discount RV Resort: Walmart. (Note: At this time there are no class “A” only Walmarts)
Dump Station: A bad place to wear thongs.
Fantastic Fan: Any electric fan you can find if your air conditioning fails.
Fifth-Wheel: Your mother-in-law on an otherwise nice camping weekend.
GPS Navigation: A video game that is legal to play while driving.
Halogen Ceiling Lights: Good lighting that can illuminate an RV for about 2 hours before the bulb burns out.
Inner Dual: Always the first tire to go flat. Also stores uninflated tires.
Leveling Jacks: A board game played with a level bubble and a dice. If a player breaks the windshield the other players win by default.
Level Campsite: A campsite that the vehicle does not tip over on.
No Address Found: Standard response to any location entered into a GPS. Usually followed by “Make A U-Turn If Possible”.
Outdoor Entertainment Center: Gray screen that provides hours of entertainment trying to determine what’s on during a bright, sunny day.
RV Refrigerator: An enclosure sometime slightly cooler than hot. Capable of holding 2 beers.
Sewer Hose: Leaky hose, much like a soaker hose, but smellier.
Shower (RV Shower): The Experience is best described as standing naked in a closet with a wet dog.
Trailer Hitch Ball: Wild trailer park wedding party..
Warranty: This is a period of time after which the vehicle self-destructs.
Wet Hubs: Found on the front axle. Most common cause is a large male dog.
Hope you Enjoyed.