ahahah great thread, and IK i'm pretty sure your the only person i've ever heard "spendy" from. Then again i've never been to the west coast so that might be the reason.
Do you designate high ways with a "the" abreviation also ... like I'm taking "the 405" hahaah that cracks me up.
I don't do this for my family, my friends, women, accolades, pride, or ego. I do it for me and no one else, its just part of who I am.