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Old 07-01-2011, 02:48 PM   #1
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Embarassingly Silly Question #2 : Dinghy vs toads?

Embarassingly Silly Question #2 : Dingy and toads?

I've think I've figured out that a "toad" is a vehicle that you tow behind your rig, right?

What is a dingy? That sounds like the same thing. What's the difference?

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You got it!

They are both the same thing.
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Old 07-01-2011, 03:14 PM   #3
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A dingy was originally a small boat which the "richest people in the world" pulled behind or carried aboard their yachts. They used it row to town from where they choose to drop anchor!
Today the "richest people in the world" pull a toad, towed or "dingy" behind their coach, and use it to drive to town from where they chose to drop anchor. LOL

Some other marine words carried over: "galley", "shore power", and "empty wallet"!
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"Dingy" is what you'll become if you travel around in your motorhome without a "toad".
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Old 07-01-2011, 09:19 PM   #5
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Embarassingly Silly Question #2 : Dingy and toads?

I've think I've figured out that a "toad" is a vehicle that you tow behind your rig, right?

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If you haven't noticed a "toad" is a "towed" vehicle!
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Old 07-02-2011, 08:37 AM   #6
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Towed, puns to toad, and if your thing of the RV as a land yatch, the little car you tow behind is also a Dingy. all the same thing.

What you become if you do not tow a dingy is batty, as in ding-batty... I should know, my towed died last year and I've not yet been able to scratch up the scratch for a new one.
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Once in awhile you may hear the term "frog", which is also the same as dinghy or toad. It is supposedly an acronym for Four Rolling Onthe Ground.
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Old 07-02-2011, 09:24 AM   #8
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I'll ad to the silly questions. I'm still trying to figure out what DW an DH are. I know wife and husband, but what is the D?
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I'll ad to the silly questions. I'm still trying to figure out what DW an DH are. I know wife and husband, but what is the D?

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I thought the D meant "designated"
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D amne_ Darn Dumb Delirious D............takes ur pick, if u got the guts.
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Old 07-02-2011, 06:53 PM   #12
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It's quite obvious that from the original question, that the "D" must stand for Dinghy. Uhhh, isn't that right?
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I like SWMBO (from a TV program called Rumpole). It stands for She Who Must Be Obeyed.
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I like SWMBO (from a TV program called Rumpole). It stands for She Who Must Be Obeyed.


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