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Cheeseheads can refer to either 1) the foam cheesehead hats made by Foamation, 2) Wisconsinites, or 3) Green Bay Packer...
The Bear Tooth Pass is the 30 mile stretch of highway between Red Lodge, MT and Yellowstone National Park's North East...
This is a name commonly used for bicycle rickshaws that generally transport tourists around the city. The "driver"...
Nickname given to the Red Gym on the UW-Madison campus for its close resemblance to Bowser's castle in the Super Mario...
: Started in 1907, the Public Market in Seattle is one of the oldest farmer's markets in the United States.
The Cloisters are an extension of the Metropolitan Art Museum dedicated to the architecture and art of the European...
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May 21st
Porkopolis: Cincinnati, OH

A nickname for Cincinnati in recognition of its former status as a major pork industry center.

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Washateria: Houston, TX

1. This isn't actually Spanish, and isn't pronounced as such. It's actually an old Southern word for laundromat and it's pronounced "wash-uh-TEER-ee-uh", more like how you'd say the English "cafeteria", and not in some Latin way.

2. Another name for a laundromat, taken from Houston's rich "Spanglish" vernacular.

May 21st
Heaviest Corner on Earth: Birmingham, AL

In the early 1900s, the nickname for a group of early skyscrapers at the intersection of 20th Street and 1st Ave.

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Fro Yo: Saint Louis, MO

Frozen yogurt.

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Ooey Pooey: Indianapolis, IN

Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis or IUPUI, the acronym that inspired the not-so-flattering nickname.

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Down Cella: Boston, MA

In the basement.

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Kumeyaay: San Diego, CA

The Kumeyaay, also know as the Diegueños, are the natives of the San Diego area (and of the southwestern US and Northwestern Mexico). The Kumeyaay still have reservations in San Diego and in Baja California, Mexico, where they are called kumiai

 
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