Old Jun 22, 11, 3:49 pm
  #21  
localady
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: TPA & ATL
Programs: DL PM, USLess air & HHoners
Posts: 1,237
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.
Man.. I'd always heard the term, but never knew where it came from. Thanks for the explanation.
localady is offline