Old Jun 22, 11, 4:30 pm
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nytraveller53
 
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Originally Posted by dickinson View Post
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.
Oh jeez. I hope I'm not considered a "kettle"!
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