assman – 1. a person who gets the wrong vanity license plates by mistake 2. one who would order a plate that said that could be Wilt Chamberlin, somebody with a big ass, or a proctologist 3. quote: “No! I’m not the Assman.” – Kramer “Well, as far as the state of New York is concerned, you are.” – Clerk 4. episode: The Fusilli Jerry
anti-dentite – 1. one who cracks a joke about a dentist who recently converted to Judaism 2. quote: “You’re a rabid anti-dentite! Oh, it starts with a few jokes and some slurs. “Hey, denty!” Next thing you know you’re saying they should have their own schools.” – Kramer 3. quote: “…if this wasn’t my son’s wedding day, I’d knock you teeth out you anti-dentite bastard.”– Mr. Abbott 4. episode: The Yada Yada
Alec Berg – (related terms: “John Houseman” name) 1. a friend of Jerry’s that has season tickets for the NHL hockey team New Jersey Devils. 2. has a great “John Houseman” name 3. also gives a “funeral hello” when greeted at a funeral. 4. also the name of a real person who wrote for Seinfeld. 5. episode: The Face Painter
airing of grievances (related terms: festivus, real festivus) 1. the tradition of festivus begins with the airing of grievances. 2. with the family gathered around they’re told “all the ways they have disappointed you over the past year” 3. quote: “I got a lot of problems with you people! And now you’re gonna hear about it! You, Kruger. My son tells me your company stinks!” 4. episode: The Strike
airport pickup – (related terms: binding social contract) 1. a binding social contract that required George to pick up Jerry and Elaine at the Kennedy airport. 2. executed by George as repayment for “a bet of fifty bucks that he couldnt touch the awning outside Jerrys building 3. a perfect airport pickup involves being at the airport terminal exactly 17 minutes after a flight is supposed to land. 4. giving the passengers just enough time to get off the plane, pick up their bags and be walking out of the terminal as the pickerupper rolls up. 5. quotes: “I tell you, it’s a thing of beauty. I can not express to you the feeling I get from a perfect airport pickup” – George Costanza 6. episode: The Airport.
additional discussion: if a flight is canceled does the picker upper get credit for the pick up.