Old Jun 22, 11, 4:27 pm
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dickinson
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
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Originally Posted by nytraveller53 View Post
Forgive me for my newbie question, but what is a "kettle"?
Short for Ma, Pa and all the little Kettles. Used to describe inexperienced, infrequent travelers and their antics. Named after some old movies about the misadventures of some rather unsophisticated folks. I'm sure Wikipedia has an entry for Ma and Pa Kettle.
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