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  1. America's Final Frontier
  2. 49th state of the Union, likely the first to secede.
  3. America's gateway to Russia (via Palin's street)
 
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A regional dish with German roots, a patty made with pork, beef, and oats.

Local nickname for the northernmost high school in the Peoria Public School District, Richwoods High School. Known for their association with the Peoria Country Club, even using their golf carts during their homecoming ceremony.

Pop, donchaknow?

There isn't a consensus on how to say "soft drink" in Madison. Students who go to the UW from the west side of the state tend to say "pop," whereas people from the east side of the state, typically from the Milwaukee area, say "soda" (and laugh at anyone who says anything else).

ATMs in southern Wisconsin used to run under the brand Take Your Money Everywhere or TYME. The iconic machines were known as Tyme Machines instead of ATMs. They were notorious for "closing" with a sliding iron door coming down just when one needed to make a withdrawal. Visitors likely believed the worst of Madison's detractors when locals asked "Is the Tyme machine open?"

This is one of the common nicknames for Solid Rock Church's enormous sculpture of Jesus Christ. Rising 62 feet high this sculpture is hard to miss. It is located on the east side of I-75 north of Cincinnati. While it has other nicknames such Touchdown Jesus, I really like the name Butter Jesus. In the right light, it looks just like a giant butter sculpture.