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Entry from August 01, 2021
Break Your Spirit Airlines (Spirit Airlines nickname)

Spirit Airlines is an American ultra-low-cost carrier. Some critics have called it “Break Your Spirit Airlines.”

“(We will break your) Spirit Airlines” was posted on Twitter by Mary Forrest on August 2, 2008. “spirit airlines will break your spirit #worstcareinair” was posted on Twitter by Jon Heyman on November 29, 2009. “Spirit Airlines renamed ‘Break Your Spirit Airlines’ thx to new carry-on luggage fees (up to $45!!!!!!!)” was posted on Twitter by Frommer’s on April 6, 2010. “I can’t wait for my return trip on ‘Break Your’ Spirit airlines” was posted on Twitter by SnobRitch on April 19, 2012.

Other Spirit Airlines nicknames include “Dollar Store of the Sky,” “Fung Wah Bus of the Sky,” “Greyhound Bus of the Sky,” “School Bus of the Sky,” “Sprite Airlines” and “Waffle House of the Sky.” Additional “with wings” nicknames include “Greyhound Bus with Wings,” “School Bus with Wings” and “Waffle House with Wings.”


Wikipedia: Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines, Inc. (stylized as spirit) is an American ultra-low-cost carrier headquartered in Miramar, Florida in the Miami metropolitan area. Spirit operates scheduled flights throughout the United States and in the Caribbean and Latin America.

Twitter
Mary Forrest
@maryforrest
(We will break your) Spirit Airlines
12:31 AM · Aug 2, 2008·Twitter SMS

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Jon Heyman
@JonHeyman
spirit airlines will break your spirit #worstcareinair
5:33 PM · Nov 29, 2009·Twitter Web Client

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Frommer’s
@Frommers
Spirit Airlines renamed “Break Your Spirit Airlines” thx to new carry-on luggage fees (up to $45!!!!!!!)
12:05 PM · Apr 6, 2010·Twitter Web Client

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SnobRitch
@SnobRitch
I can’t wait for my return trip on “Break Your” Spirit airlines. Will it be as “pleasant” as my trip out?
1:24 PM · Apr 19, 2012·TwidroydPRO

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Hemant Mehta
@hemantmehta
More like Break Your Spirit Airlines, amirite? #NoOneHasEverMadeThatJokeBefore
8:43 AM · Sep 13, 2014·Tweetbot for iΟS

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Sonia Hazard
@SRHazardATL
It’s not called “Break Your Spirit” Airlines for nothing. #Tonightly
11:38 PM · Nov 24, 2015·Twitter for iPhone

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Doug “Bear” Hazard
@BearlyDoug
There’s a reason why @SpiritAirlines is nicknamed “Break your Spirit”. Spend the extra money & save your sanity.
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Cam Underwood
@UnderwoodSports
· Jul 21, 2016
Save a couple dollars and fly Spirit to Chicago for the ND game.....or be a grownup and fly a better airline? #Decisions
11:26 AM · Jul 21, 2016·Twitter Web Client

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Tim Lüntzel
@The_Luntz
Replying to @GraceKendallLit and @SpiritAirlines
I flew them once @ 10 years ago. Have since referred to them as “Break Your Spirit Airlines”. Never again.
8:45 PM · May 14, 2016 from Palo Alto, CA·Twitter for iPhone

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Charla Says
@Charla4Mayor
My mom loves to say “Break Your Spirit Airlines” when referring to Spirit. She thinks it’s so clever.
9:50 AM · May 9, 2017·Twitter Web Client

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Brie Loskota
@brieloskota
They don’t call it “Break Your Spirit Airlines” for nothing
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courtney
@C0URTNEYC0
· Jun 30, 2019
I booked a flight on Spirit because I thought there was no way they could mess up a 55 minute flight. They showed my ass.
Show this thread
9:39 AM · Jul 1, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

YouTube
Break Your Spirit Airlines
May 15, 2020
Molly O’Leary
New Boarding Guidelines

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Super Journalist (Ret) - JOURN-AL of Skrypton
@Magnum_CK
More like We’ll Break Your Spirit Airlines.
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Buck Sexton
@BuckSexton
· Jul 2
Spirit Airlines, baby! Come fly the unfriendly skies, FAUCI STYLE!
Show this thread
6:13 PM · Jul 2, 2021·Twitter Web App

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Mister PC Airplane
@mister_pc
Replying to @GoldboxATL
Break your spirit airlines
5:30 PM · Jul 26, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

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