Sarcastic reference to Santa Monica's tenant-friendly rent-control laws. The expression is popular among landlords in Santa Monica, a suburb of Los Angeles.
Subduction zone that stretches along America's west coast, from Northern California and up to British Columbia. If a megathrust earthquake ruptures across this area, Seattle could be hit with an earthquake in the 9 magnitude range on the Richter scale.
Short for Kummelweck, a roll that is covered in caraway seeds and kosher salt. This New York bread found its way into the original name for Buffalo Wild Wings (Buffalo Wild Wings & Weck). This confuses many people when they hear the nickname BW3's. The third double-u is 'weck'.
A blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow on Birmingham, unusual given the snowfall average of about half-an-inch.
A popular breakfast food in New England; a pancake made with cornmeal, generally served with butter and/or maple syrup. And to the gluten-free...a good cause for celebration (and a visit to Rhode Island)!