A holiday, similar to Valentine's Day, celebrated the third Saturday in October. This holiday was invented by candy confectioners to sell more candy, but it is taken pretty seriously in Milwaukee.
The linguistic term for the Bostonian tendency to leave out an 'r' when it precedes a consonant or is at the end of a word.
For example, "I just parked the car" would sound like [I just pahked thah cah]
Old cable cars that go up the side of Mt Washington
Nickname for the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (or some claim the entire city of Oshkosh) referring to their heavy drinking reputation.
This is a nickname for Ithaca. Ithaca claims to be the birthplace of the American ice cream sundae. A local soda fountain apparently experimented with candied cherries and cherry syrup on top of its ice cream. This Sunday special then caught on and spread across the country in soda fountains and with specialty syrups in grocer's aisles everywhere.