Daily Archives: September 7, 2018

Trailer Trash: an ’80s Memoir

Trailer Trash: an '80s Memoir by Angie CavallariWhen was the last time you saw a “trailer park community” advertised on TV?

Trailer-park owners never use the word “trailer” and certainly not the term “trailer park.” At some point in time, even the Mobile Home Park Owners Association (MHPOA for short) realized that the word “trailer” had a negative connotation.

“Trailer park” has come to represent, in the minds of most Americans, men in stained work shirts dotted with drippings of food fat and car excrement returning home Continue reading