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1. Bloody Sunday: "Bloody Sunday" took place on Sunday, March 7th, 1965. Civil rights protesters marched to the Edmund Pettus Bridge ...  
2. Lagniappe: With the motto "Something Extra for Mobile," is a bi-weekly alternative newspaper published in Mobile.  
3. Great Blizzard of 1993: A blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow on Birmingham, unusual given the snowfall average of about half-an-inch.  
4. Pittsburgh of the South: Nickname for Birmingham, the South's industrial center.  
5. Birmingham Civil Rights District: A six-block section of downtown Birmingham, Alabama, the historical setting for several of the area's important civ...  
6. Mystic Society: a Carnival organization known for its secrecy that presents parades and/or balls for the enjoyment of its members, ...  
7. Carnival: Festival season in Mobile with street party‚Äôs and parades. It is one of the largest and most widely attended in the...  
8. Southside: A neighborhood in Birmingham; the southern part of the downtown area, sometimes referred to as "Midtown".  
9. Five Points South: Birmingham's entertainment/nightlife district, in the southern portion of the city.  
10. 20th Street: The main north-south thoroughfare in Birmingham  
11. UAB: Acronym for the University of Birmingham at Alabama  
12. Dixie Alley: Alabama generally suffers more deaths than plains states because its frequent storms occur in highly populated area...  
13. Red Eye Gravy: Country ham drippings and black coffee, made into a gravy, also called Poor Man's Gravy.  
14. Fried Green Tomatoes: The Alabama dish brought to fame by the movie of the same name is traditionally made from green tomatoes breaded wi...  
15. Alys Stephens Center: A center for performing arts and the home of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, located on the University of Alabama-B...  
 
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Milorganite is the brand name of a fertilizer that the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District started producing during the 1940s. Yes, it was made from the sewerage in Milwaukee treatment plant. The name is a contraction of Milwaukee Organic Nitrogen.

A person so transfixed by gambling machines that he or she becomes virtually oblivious to the rest of the world.

Montana is known as the "Last Best Place" to locals. After the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski, was captured in a remote cabin outside Lincoln, Montana, Montana became pretty popular in the media as a great hiding place. People were actually printing t-shirts with an outline of the state of Montana, a depiction of Ted Kaczynski's headshot with his unkempt hair, as well as the "Last Best Place" mantra with the word "hiding" scribbled in between 'best' and 'place.'

Coffee laced with chicory. Rumored to have originated in New Orleans during the Civil War, when the city was under a federal blockade and could not import enough coffee, which...

In New York City, green markets are the name people use for what the rest of the country refers to as a farmer's market.