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1. People's Republic of Soviet Monica: Also, very popular with Santa Monica City Council who realize who their mentors are!  
2. Smog Angeles: Smog Angeles is a nickname for the city of Los Angeles, which is often affected by excessive smog.  
3. Rodeo Drive: The three blocks between Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards are one of the most famous-and most expensive-shoppin...
4. Kumeyaay: The Kumeyaay, also know as the Diegueños, are the natives of the San Diego area (and of the southwestern US and Nor...  
5. Cross Dress for Less: Local nickname for the off-price retailer "Ross Dress for Less." Ross Stores is headquartered in nearby Pleasanton,...  
6. Casual Car Pool: Term for the organized carpooling system in San Francisco where carpoolers meet at a designated spot and share ride...  
7. Tehrangeles: A nickname for Los Angeles, which has a large Iranian population, especially in West Los Angeles and Beverly Hills.  
8. Downtown: The central business district of Los Angeles, almost an entire city in its own right.
9. Rock, The: Nickname for Alcatraz, the once-high-security prison that is now a major bay-area tourist attraction.  
10. Breeder: A heterosexual person in gay culture.  
11. Hungry Cat: Tucked into an unassuming spot in the Sunset and Vine complex in Hollywood, this is a popular seafood restaurant wi...
12. Golden Gate Bridge: completed in 1937, it is a world famous suspension bridge with connects the northern tip of the San Franciscan Peni...
13. 415: A reference to the city's area code, it refers to the city as a whole.  
14. Alcatraz: Alcatraz was a maximum security prison located on Alcatraz Island off of the San Francisco coast. Closed in 1963, i...
15. Oaklander: Those that reside and grew up in Oakland, California.  
 
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A term for Detroit coined by former president Franklin Roosevelt during the second World War to describe the transition of the Ford Motor Company's production from cars to tanks.

(noun) A longtime election straw poll conducted among the patrons of Duke's Rotary Barber Shop with a reputation for accurately predicting the outcome of local elections.

A regional dish with German roots, a patty made with pork, beef, and oats.

New Orleans cemeteries (due to the high water table, people in New Orleans are buried above ground).

1. The Waffle House chain of restaurants. Also known as the Awful Waffle.

2. The best place in Atlanta to get late night waffles and hashbrowns- smothered, covered, and diced.