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1. Sarah Palin: Sarah Palin was the Wasilla mayor from 1996 to 2002. She was elected governor of Alaska in 2006 and has been wildly...  
2. Hockey Mom: A mother of youth hockey players or a cheesy political gimmick to help mobilize the conservative base of the Republ...  
3. Bridge to Nowhere: A politically charged project that got huge national attention when Sarah Palin was propelled into vice-presidentia...  
4. Gravina Island Bridge  
5. Nowhere, Alaska 99901: The message displayed on local t-shirts to counter the "Bridge to Nowhere" label in ironic fashion. Palin famously ...  
6. Cheechako: A newcomer to Alaska. The word comes from the Chinook and can be used nicely, or disparagingly to describe an ignor...  
7. Sourdough: An old, experienced Alaskan, the opposite of cheechako  
8. Salon Ginger: Hair Stylist, Brazilian Blowout, Massages, Waxing, Day Spa, Highlights, Beauty Salon, Nail Salon, Manicures, Hair S...
9. Really Neat Stuff: Knowing if we can make customers come to us, our success cannot stay away from us, we have the excellent collection...
10. Really Neat Stuff: Not looking to outsmart competition but outdoing ourselves, at Really Neat Stuff, our souvenir store & head shop in...
11. Bovey Trophies: A trophy on the shelf brings a lot of pride, but the winners name and an inspirational message brings back memories...
12. Nancy J. Adams CPA: CPA Firm, Accounting, Bookkeeping, Payroll, Tax Preperation, Corporate Tax Returns, Partnership Tax Returns, CPA, B...
13. Resurrection Bay: Resurrection Bay is a very long and narrow bay roughly 20 miles long. Seward Alaska is located at the north end of ...  
14. Alaskan Bible College: A private college that specializes in ministry and biblical education, located in Glennallen, AK.  
15. Alaska Pacific University: A Private Liberal Arts College.  
 
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Mid-City is one of the largest of New Orleans' 73 neighborhoods, and one of its most diverse. The neighborhood extends roughly from the Pontchartrain Expressway/Earhart on the south/Riverside to Orleans Avenue on the north/Lakeside, and City Park Avenue on the upriver side of the neighborhood to Broad Street (sometimes Claiborne Avenue) on the downriver side. Mid-City is also one of the few neighborhoods whose demographic composition is representative of the diversity of New Orleans at large. Mid-City is home to a number of cultural and social institutions, including the New Orleans Museum of Art, Angelo Brocato's cannoli/gelato/spumoni, Jesuit High School, the Criminal Court and Justice Complex, the Dixie and Falstaff Breweries, a part of the New Orleans Medical District and the new joint VA-LSU Charity Hospitals, and Warren Easton High School. The Canal Street and Carrollton Avenue streetcar lines also run through the neighborhood.

A dessert made of bananas and rum, served over vanilla ice cream.

Nickname for "The tallest fraternity in Texas." The Houston Cougars' basketball team from 1982 to 1984 featured explosive players like Clyde Drexler and Hakeem Olajuwon that warranted the nickname for their explosive play and huge dunks. Phi Slama Jama happened again on the Houston Rockets when Clyde Drexler was traded to the NBA champion Houston Rockets for one last hurrah at the end of both Drexler's and Olajuwon's careers.

A "trilobite bill" passed in the State Legislature in 1986 to make the trilobite the Wisconsin state fossil. These creatures roamed the shallow watery areas of what is now Wisconsin some 400+ million years ago.

The Polar Plunge is an event for the benefit of the Special Olympics during which participants jump into a swimming hole in Lake Monona. Since the event takes place in late February (February 21st, 2009 at Olin Park), the lake is always frozen solid. Only the bravest (craziest) of souls dare jump. For many, sponsoring a "plunger" is the best way to participate in this very Wisconsinesque activity.