Do you name your MH and why ??

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  1. Charlie

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    We don't....... Don't quite get it to be honest.

    I see many do though and find it fun but I'm maybe just not understanding why.

    Had a mate who aptly named his dog shitemachine but his wife had a different name .....:D
     
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    Not named this one yet ... it still has to earn its brownie points .... My last one was called Buddy ..... had its name on the side door ...... Why? Because it was ... quite simply. It was more than a buddy ... it was my life saver at the time... I still miss it.
     
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    We don't either. And it's not a he or she either. Usually it just gets called 'the van' although last week it was 'the f***ing van' when the alternator packed up.
     
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    When I had my own business we had two Vans, and a caravan. When asked where something was I would say it's in the van, looking in three vans before getting the correct one my wife decided to name them so when our first Motorhome she gave it a name to stop any confusion. As we have a personal number plate our Motorhome has the name Sausey Sally to reflect its reg number.
     
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    No..Never...Its my roman catholic upbringing I guess..once a catholic always a catholic maybe? Giving inanimate objects names is bizarre in my book, its called Anthropomorphism apparently...well odd!lol

    I save my empathy for things with a pulse thanks:)
     
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    We must be bizarre....
    Named ours "Penny" because she was purchased with some of my pension lump sum......
     
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    Edith, why? Why not? It's french so wife named it Edith.
     
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    We haven't named ours.
    Although our grand-daughter (2.5years) calls it "Gramps Lorry" (y)
     
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    "Wallace" - you only had to look at its registration to know why! And it wasn't even me who named it or chose the registration - blame my sister!
     
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    Edith is my daughters name, she's 4 and most find it strange as it's not too common these days :)

    Most boats are named so why not MHs ! They are white and transport a lot of gin too! (y)
     
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    Nessa as in Van _ Nessa not original but it seemed ungrateful calling her the Van all the time
     
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    We call it either the camper or the motorhome because that's what it is. I don't criticise those who decide in name, its their choice, but for the life of me, I really cannot see it.
     
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    Mine's called 'Shirley' because she's a Holdsworth Valentine and I used to travel solo :)
     
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    Lizzie, because thanks to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth (Lizzie) , I have a pension which allows me to have Lizzie and tour in her.
     
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    Herman Hymer, 'cos it's a Hymer.
    I asked this question several weeks ago!
     
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    Bessy, because 'the van' is something I drove for work for many years and motorhome is too long. And it is a Bessacarr! Original? NO!
     
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    Normally I laugh at those who name their vehicles but With a name like highwayman our MH was just crying out to be called Bess.
     
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    we now call our van the cave and I just call our dog dog
    bill
     
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    Billy, because its a bailey. And its Fun
     
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