Have you ever given your vehicle a nickname? If so, we’d like for you to tell our readers about it.
Send your car-naming story to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message at (706) 823-3419. Please include your name, city and telephone number.
As for me, the car nickname I remember best was the Warbler.
When I was in the military, all I could afford was a rickety 1960 Rambler sedan. Its paint was several sickly shades of hospital green. The car bounced down the road, moaned, smoked, rattled – even whistled.
It wasn’t just because of its whistling that I called that car the Warbler. On the trunk lid were huge chrome block letters spelling RAMBLER. I pried loose the first R and the M, reversed them, and turned the M upside down. Voila! WARBLER. It seems appropriate.
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