air of designation
n. The pained/bored/sad look a designated driver always has on his/her face.
n. An automobile with a secondary use as a closet/medicine cabinet/entertainment system/library.
n. A person you end up driving around all night with whom you didn’t even want to hang out in the first place. “I’d love to join you, but I don’t think my collateral is on the list.”
n. The inevitable condition of forever forgetting where your car keys are.
n. A driver who accelerates only to prevent you from mergering into his or her lane. “That mergerer is killing my chances of getting off at the next exit.”
n. A valet who takes especially good care of your car. “Aw, you parked it right in front. What a palet.”
v. Treating those who walk like they are second-class citizens.
adj. From a time long ago, before hybrids.
n. Stress associated with driving in even the lightest drizzle. (“Dude, get over your rainxiety already. It’s not like it’s snowing.”)
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