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(noun) Nickname for Minneapolis, particularly in the 1980s and 1990s; meant as a contrast to "The Big Apple", New York...
Chad Vader is a character from a series of short videos produced locally by Blame Society Productions at the Willy...
The vibrant, neon-lit, and congested heart of Manhattan, home to the theater district and the New Years Eve...
Also called "Touchdown Jesus". Unfortunately he was struck by lightning on June 15, 2010 and burned to the ground. The...
This is an annual June event in Eagle that includes, among many events, a rodeo, local craft/food vendors, carnival,...
: Started in 1907, the Public Market in Seattle is one of the oldest farmer's markets in the United States.
A rather obvious variation of "Rabobank", a Netherlands-based banking group that failed to change its name upon...

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November 23rd
Pochismo: Miami, FL

Pochismo is a type of "Spanglish" spoken in Miami. In Miami, most of the Spanish influence in pochismo comes from Cuban culture.

November 23rd
Who dat?: New Orleans, LA

"Who dat?" is the shorthand version of a cheer for the New Orleans Saints football team (2009 NFC Champs!). The entire cheer is: "Who dat? Who dat? Who dat say dey gonna beat dem Saints?" This phrase has been popularized by the New Orleans Saints, especially this year now that our dominant Saints team is hitting it big on the national stage.

November 23rd
Beer Summit: Washington, DC

On July 30th, 2009, Harvard professor Robert Louis Gates and Cambridge police officer James Crowley had a private discussion (and some beers) with Barack Obama at the White House after Gates' famous July 16th arrest. This meeting has been called the "Beer Summit" by amused onlookers.

November 23rd
Coffee Milk: Providence, RI

1. A quintessential Rhode Island treat, made with milk and coffee syrup. Believe it or not, coffee milk is in fact the official state beverage.

2. There's hardly anything more Rhode Island than coffee milk. Out-of-staters at Brown are often confused...

November 23rd
Bleeding Blue: Lexington-Fayette, KY

Kentucky's obsession with the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team. The tradition rich program is a great source of pride for the locals. The team has seven NCAA and two Helms national championships, 43 SEC regular season championships...

November 23rd
Curse of the Bambino: Boston, MA

Yankee fans wouldn't shut up about a curse that prevented the Red Sox from winning the World Series since 1918. That is, until the Red Sox won in 2004 to dispel such a myth.

November 23rd
Crackberry: Los Angeles, CA

This is what many Pinkberry-crazed people call their precious frozen yogurt dessert.

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In Walgreens c. 1997 Scanner Dan walked up to me and asked "What would you do if your sister was a chicken?" I said "I'd bite her on the leg!" He looked repelled and moved away. I felt immediately that I'd misjudged h...
Pastries or sweet rolls from a bakery.
Coldcreekfarm is a wonderful place for organizing events for weddings, corporate, church or private party, venue located in the northeast Georgia Mountains.
Coldcreekfarm is a wonderful place for organizing events for weddings, corporate, church or private party, venue located in the northeast Georgia Mountains.
I grew up in MN and we used to always say: We're heading to Sconnie for a beer run, or whatever we were going to do there. It was a reference to the state not the people.