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1. Crater of Diamonds State Park: Dig for your own diamonds at Crater of Diamonds State Park. Keep the diamonds you find at the only public diamond m...  
2. Rock, The: The nickname for Little Rock, Arkansas.  
3. Fixin': Fixin' is a verb that you hear around Little Rock. It means to get ready. You might hear it used in a sentence like...  
4. Arkies: The nickname for people from Arkansas.  
5. Arkansas Baptist College: A private university that is located in the city of Little Rock.  
6. Arkansas Tech University: A public university in Russelville, AR. The university also supports a smaller campus that is located in Ozark, AR...  
7. University of Arkansas: A well known public university in Arkansas. The mascot is Big Red, as the students are known as the Razorbacks.  
8. Black River Technical College: In the town of Paragould rests this small community college.  
9. University of Central Arkansas: Bears & Sugar Bears unite! The UCA is located in the city of Conway.  
10. Central Baptist College: The private liberal arts college that is located in Conway, where the University of Central Arkansas also is.  
11. Cossatot Community College: In the town of De Queen is this public community college.  
12. Crowley's Ridge College: A Private Junior College.  
13. Ecclesia College: Private college in the middle of Springdale, AR.  
14. Harding University: A private liberal arts university. Known as the Bisons with the colors of black and gold.  
15. Henderson State University: A public university, with The Reddies as the mascot.  
 
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A baked casserole dish that is commonly eaten in Minnesota homes. Popular varieties include Tator Tot hotdish, Party Potatoes (aka Funeral Potatoes), Green Bean casserole and Wild Rice casserole. Many of these are cooked with Campbell's Soup such as Cream of Chicken.

The technical definition is an adjective used to describe something as cheap or inferior. New Yorkers use it as a term encompassing all of the souvenirs sold in Times Square that tourists take home with them to remind them of their trip to New York City. (I mean, what else would you call a melamine ash tray shaped like a yellow taxi?) AKA kitsch. Individual items of schlock or kitsch are known as tchotchkes.

1. A day shift manager at a grocery store who has hilarious encounters with employees and customers. Poor Chad Vader, younger brother to Darth Vader, just doesn't relate to people.

2. Chad Vader is a character from a series of short videos produced locally by Blame Society Productions at the Willy Street Co-op. Chad Vader is younger brother to Darth Vader and works ineffectively as a day shift manager. The first episode was popularized through different social networking sites and has bee seen nearly 8 million times on Youtube.

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.

A nickname for Portland given by none other than George Bush and his staff. Every time he would visit there would be such protests and demonstrations that he did not return to Portland when seeking reelection in 2004; but sent other staff members to gain support.