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(noun) Nickname for Minneapolis, particularly in the 1980s and 1990s; meant as a contrast to "The Big Apple", New York...
This is a name commonly used for bicycle rickshaws that generally transport tourists around the city. The "driver"...
Spaldeen refers to a type of ball that was used to play stickball in New York. Spaldeen is actually a New York...
Also called "Touchdown Jesus". Unfortunately he was struck by lightning on June 15, 2010 and burned to the ground. The...
The Cloisters are an extension of the Metropolitan Art Museum dedicated to the architecture and art of the European...
Cheeseheads can refer to either 1) the foam cheesehead hats made by Foamation, 2) Wisconsinites, or 3) Green Bay Packer...
: Started in 1907, the Public Market in Seattle is one of the oldest farmer's markets in the United States.

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Plastic Valley: Little Rock, AR

The correct reference to Pleasant Valley. Friends don't let friends move to west LR.

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Painted Ladies: San Francisco, CA

Slang for Victorian houses with multi-colored schemes, such houses line many streets in San Francisco.

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Reveah: Boston, MA

City north of Boston named for Paul Revere. EX: "I'm takin' my buddy to The Squiya in Reveah for his batchella pahty".

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Cake Eater: Edina, MN

An originally derisive (yet, now humorously accepted) term for an Edina resident, which highlights the stereotype of the upper-middle class suburb. Derived from Marie Antoinette's quote: "Let them eat cake."

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The 905: Niagara Falls, NY

When we see Canadian tourists, they are called 'the 905' due to their area code. The Canadian tourists are known to be bad drivers, bad tippers, and just rude.

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Christmas Style: Albuquerque, NM

A mixture of red and green chile ordered together on a plate.

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Leatherstocking Region: Utica, NY

Region of New York State in which Utica resides. James Fenimore Cooper (the most famous bad writer in American Literature) set his "Leatherstocking Tales" in this region.

 
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Malatts closed the East & West side pharmacies (and costumes) spring 2017. They are strictly mail order now.
Pronounced > Tea-Tea-Zjazz AKA.......Tortillas Popular types-Flour or Corn Usually eaten as a snack, together with appetizers and also a wide variety of dishes.
A word of expression for excitement commonly used by locals to say how they feel or what they felt like. For example, when he or she saw a really chubby baby; that he or she really wanted to squeeze the baby.
Shoot-Shoot ~ A native slang word used to say} " Thank-You, I really appreciate it, but No Thank You "
I had a TYME card for my First Wisconsin account when I was a student at UW. When I first received the card there were three locations in Madison. I think this was 1977. In 1979, after graduating, I interviewed with TYME...