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Many street names in downtown Knoxville are named after major streets in Philadelphia and Baltimore. Gay Street is one...
Satan's Steed is one of the nicknames of the blue horse sculpture just outside of the Denver International Airport. The...
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...
Designed for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle is a 605 foot tall tower in Seattle, Washington. The...
Also called "Touchdown Jesus". Unfortunately he was struck by lightning on June 15, 2010 and burned to the ground. The...
Trenton has its own 'style' of this lawn game, where one pitches round metal quoits (sort of like metal hoops or rings)...

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Water Ice: Philadelphia, PA

Italian Ice

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Gum Bands: Pittsburgh, PA

This slang for rubber bands in Pittsburgh speak.

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Brain Damage Island: Seattle, WA

Along with Brain Dead Island, it's a derogatory nickname for Bainbridge Island.

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Bags: Chicago, IL

Bags, also known as bean bag toss, is a nickname for Cornhole, a game originating in Ohio. The game requires two boards with a hole in them spaced approximately 30 feet apart. You then throw bean bags (or corn filled bags) towards the boards, with the goal of getting them in the hole. You score 3 points for getting a bag in the hole, and 1 point on the board. Teams are 2 people, and they stand on opposite sides. You subtract the difference between the team totals for each round. Game ends at 21 points.

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Breeder: San Francisco, CA

A heterosexual person in gay culture.

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Bang a left: Boston, MA

Take a left (while driving).

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People's Republic of Madison: Madison, WI

Pejorative nickname given to Madison by political conservatives due to its long history of progressive politics. (Also see "60 square miles surrounded by reality".)

 
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