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Nickname given to the Red Gym on the UW-Madison campus for its close resemblance to Bowser's castle in the Super Mario...
A rather obvious variation of "Rabobank", a Netherlands-based banking group that failed to change its name upon...
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, located in the middle of Puowaina Crater (a dead volcano). This is a...
The SLUT means "South Lake Union Trolley". The trolley is joked about in Seattle by its residents, due to the fact that...
Also called "Touchdown Jesus". Unfortunately he was struck by lightning on June 15, 2010 and burned to the ground. The...
Designed for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle is a 605 foot tall tower in Seattle, Washington. The...
Cheeseheads can refer to either 1) the foam cheesehead hats made by Foamation, 2) Wisconsinites, or 3) Green Bay Packer...

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November 20th
Hot Brown: Louisville, KY

Created by the Brown Hotel in Louisville, the Hot Brown is a broiled open face sandwich featuring turkey, bacon, and mornay sauce. Popular in Louisville as well as throughout Kentucky.

November 20th
Carriage: Boston, MA

Shopping cart.

November 20th
Soviet Republic of Washington: Seattle, WA

James Farley, Postmaster under FDR, said in 1936, "There are 47 states in the Union, and the Soviet of Washington." He alluded to the leftist movements in the state, particularly in Seattle where labor movements occurred post WWI when unsatisfactory efforts were made to improve wages after war-time wage controls.

November 20th
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 20th
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.

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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.

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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...

 
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