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  • What about the thousands of families that would be wiped out or damaged forever because some touron couldn't bother with taking the Chunnel or God forbid, a ferry?

    A Brief Rant about Volcanoes

  • Ledged out: When a touron tries to retrieve a souvenir over the edge of, say, the Grand Canyon and needs to be rescued.

    Buzzwords

  • I did manage to finish the Francis Urquart trilogy by Michael Dobbs and all the nougat and touron.

    Now its holiday time.

  • Well, we didn't have time in Glens Falls for Davidson Brothers (the wedding was in nearby Hudson Falls), Saratoga Springs was a disaster (holy touron hell), and Guitar Hero robbed us of a chance to get to the Pump House (those of you who know, know how this happens).

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • It screws the folks that hiked all the way in, then has to watch some stupid touron get off the heli in brand new shoes, watching the porter unloading the bbq, when all they wanted was a true wilderness experience. will be verified, but never shown: You're in Easy Mode.

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  • Arwen for the simply brilliant touron and satisfying combination of tourist and moron.

    Rude Cactus

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  • Ah, so waitron isn't a local coinage either! I first heard that a good 20 years ago in PA.

    November 5, 2007

  • Cool! I've never heard it used anywhere else. I suspect ME and AK are in similar situations regarding strange visitors in Winnebagos.

    November 5, 2007

  • Used in the same sense in Maine, at least as far back as the late eighties, when I was waiting tables and served many a touron. We referred to ourselves as waitrons.

    November 5, 2007

  • Alaskan vernacular for tourist, since so many of them seem to be from another planet.

    November 5, 2007