Cabbage Night: Boston, MA
October 30th, the night before Halloween; elsewhere known as "mischief night".
Dirty Jersey: New York, NY
Refers to neighboring New Jersey, home state of the food additive industry and the Toxic Avenger
Arf n Barf: Richmond, IL
Richmond has its very own Dog n Suds Drive In, better known by the locals as "Arf n Barf."
Puddletown: Portland, OR
Nickname for Portland because of all the rainfall it receives. Puddletown has made its way into popular PDX culture, as it's commonly affixed to names of businesses, sports teams, et al.
Herkimer Diamonds: Herkimer, NY
While many people will point out that these crystals aren't real diamonds, the Herkimer double-terminated quartz (popularly referred to as Herkimer Diamonds) are extremely rare. Alternative healers often praise the healing properties of these double-terminated crystals because they have the ability to emit energy from both ends. Now privately owned, the Herkimer Diamond Mines attract tourists from all around the world.
Topeka Inc.: Topeka, KS
1. On April 1st, 2010, Google changed its name to Topeka, which may have been reciprocation from Topeka changing...
Hornet's Nest: Charlotte, NC
Nickname ascribed to Charlotte that dates back to the Revolutionary War when Charlotte residents clashed with British troops. The term was originally used by General Charles Cornwallis to describe the fiery independence of Charlotteans. Although the NBA has taken away...