Fellow Travelers

Monday, April 19, 2010

What's in a name...

Well, Mr. Jetplane got his call sign on Friday. This 'call sign' most likely will not stick. Call signs don't stick until you get into an operational squadron, and once your call sign sticks, well your call sign becomes your name...

I'm not kidding, wives call their husbands by their call signs, its weird when you get emails and they said, "Just let me or Ringo know what you prefer!"

So what's Mr's call sign...


Its MOG! He's his own best friend, which is actually perfect...BTW. Some might say my lovely hubby (like other fighter guys) tend to like themselves...alittle bit.

But why MOG?? Well if some of you have followed the Jetplanes awhile (or read my Twitter) you'd know that Mr. Jetplane has had some issues with air sickness in the jet. The John Candy character in Spaceballs (which I hope you all new that the clip of above was from Spaceballs, because if you don't...well we won't even go there) is named Barf, and since Barf is too obvious and been done before, they are calling him MOG.

Yes my hubby, MOG...

He's flying nights again this week and its painful for everyone involved.

Here's to a week of low drama and plenty of sleep...

9 comments:

tootie said...

So true! I know most of my husband's friends by their callsigns, and a lot of them I don't even know their real names!

Congrats to MOG :)

Life of a Doctor's Wife said...

How funny! I had no idea call signs were so much a part of their identity!

Happy Monday!

Elle said...

Wow! What an insightful post, thank you so much for sharing... and hopefully this week of nights goes by oh so quickly!

Windy City Kelley's said...

Too funny!

Shayla said...

haha my fiance had me watch that movie with him a year ago I HATE star wars so it took a LOT of convincing but Im SO glad I saw it (ive seen it twice since then) that movie is so stinkin hilarious :)

I call all of my Coastie's shipmates by their lastname/rank all the time...I just can't learn their first names too much work haha

Mr. Superman & Mrs. S. said...

Ha ha oh dear.

♥ Mrs. S.

Tiffany said...

Ha. This post is right on... It is weird but it won't be long in the operational squadron before you will be calling him by his call sign. At least that was my experience.

Dianna said...

I never call my husband by his call sign . . . Shaka . . .(long story that I am NOT prepared to tell LOL) but everyone else does. In fact, he even signs everything he gives me as "Shaka"--cards, gifts, flowers, e-mails.
Mine has had his since the Academy and tradition is that when they move to a new squadron they have to "defend" it in order to keep it.

The Adventures of Maverick & the Mrs. said...

Like your hubby, my hubby also likes himself quite a bit. ;) I think it's a "must" for aviators. I must say that "MOG" isn't nearly as embarrassing as "FAB." I always have to explain that it's from "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy--the Fab 5" and reiterate that no, he is not gay. ;) You will grow to tolerate being called Mrs. Mog. Hahah! Have a great day!

Reading Material