Slugging is a form of hitchhiking in DC that benefits both the hitchhiker and the driver. The driver can use the much faster HOV lane after taking on a passenger.
A nickname for Staten Island originated by Wu-Tang Clan (who are from Staten Island).
Yankee fans wouldn't shut up about a curse that prevented the Red Sox from winning the World Series since 1918. That is, until the Red Sox won in 2004 to dispel such a myth.
A reference to the three main stars on the Boston Celtics--Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen. The term was popularized by an ESPN commercial in which Scott Van Pelt is met with a barrage of potential nicknames from the "Big Three" themselves. After hearing a bunch of bizarre ones--and a lame one in the "Three Amigos"--Van Pelt simply silences them with the genius "Boston Three Party".
On July 30th, 2009, Harvard professor Robert Louis Gates and Cambridge police officer James Crowley had a private discussion (and some beers) with Barack Obama at the White House after Gates' famous July 16th arrest.
This meeting has been called the "Beer Summit" by amused onlookers.