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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. Tehrangeles: A nickname for Los Angeles, which has a large Iranian population, especially in West Los Angeles and Beverly Hills.  
7. Casual Car Pool: Term for the organized carpooling system in San Francisco where carpoolers meet at a designated spot and share ride...  
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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Used instead of "as far as", for example, "I went to the store to buy cauliflower but the snack food aisle was all the further I got."

1. (noun) Wisconsin ATM network founded in the mid-1970s. TYME is an acronym for "Take Your Money Everywhere" and was rolled out with a mascot named Annie Tyme.

2. Tyme is a brand name of ATM services that has machines throughout the state of Wisconsin. Many locals in Milwaukee learned what a "Tyme Machine" was before knowing what an ATM was. Even worse, many locals don't even use the word ATM at all, making an ATM search often frustrating for visitors. "Oh, you mean a Tyme Machine?" Also, when Milwaukee natives search for ATMs elsewhere, the locals think they're looking for a "time machine." This does not help our reputation!

3. An ATM or Cash Machine in Milwaukee-speak. If strangers are around and they hear you say, "I need to go to the Tyme Machine", you might get some odd looks as they think you're referring to a time travel machine like in the movie Back to the Future.

In New York City, green markets are the name people use for what the rest of the country refers to as a farmer's market.

Mr. Hill is a hilarious local comedian who does THE best impression of President Obama. You can catch his impression on YouTube during interviews with the local Milwaukee press.

In January 1996, a blizzard hit and shut down NYC. Hundreds of stranded travelers were forced to live in the terminals of JFK Airport for two days, since even buses and taxis were immobilized.