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31. Hollywood: A Los Angeles district northwest of the downtown section of the city that has become essentially synonymous with th...
32. In the Valley: Generally refers to the San Fernando Valley area.  
33. Getty, The: An international institution, based in Los Angeles, that is one of the world's largest funding sources for the art...
34. La La Land: A nickname for Los Angeles.  
35. Tinseltown: A nickname for Hollywood.  
36. World Famous Bushman: Formally known as David Johnson, the World Famous Bushman is a street performer who lurks behind bushes at Fisherma...  
37. Frank Chu: San Francisco's most famous street protester, Frank can be found in highly trafficked areas of San Francisco to pro...
38. People's Republic of Berkeley: Nickname for Berkeley because of its deserved reputation as a hotbed for subversive political goings-on.  
39. Smog Angeles: "Smog Angeles" is what many San Diegans call Los Angeles, the rival city to the north.  
40. Hella: adj. 1. Many: "I ate hella donuts." 2. Much: "I ate hella donut glaze." adv. 1. Very: "That donut was hella g...  
41. Paris of the West: Nickname for San Francisco  
42. Pac-1: This nickname is brought on by USC's dominance but only applies to football. Other Pac-10 sports are quite competit...  
43. Berzerkeley: Berkeley is known for its odd culture and political leanings, and has been since the 1960's. Berzerkeley is a nickn...  
44. 559, The: "The 559" is a nickname for Fresno, California that refers to its area code.  
45. Raisin Capital of the World: Nickname for Fresno  
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Gypsy cab is the word for the black town cars that roam the boroughs looking for people who need a ride. If you are standing at the curb, they might pull up to see if you need a cab. In certain parts of the city (the Bronx, parts of Brooklyn, etc.) it is rare to find a yellow cab on duty (unless they just dropped someone off and are headed back to Manhattan), so you need to either call for a car company, or rely on gypsy cabs. It is recommended...

Dubbed "Touchdown Jesus" by Notre Dame alumni, "The Word of Life," constructed by Millard Sheets, is a mural on the face of the university's Hesburgh Library. Easily viewed from the football stadium, the piece features the looming figure of the resurrected Jesus with arms raised like a referee signaling a touchdown.

A school restroom.

Someone with a strong Pittsburgh accent

Nickname for Portland because of all the rainfall it receives. Puddletown has made its way into popular PDX culture, as it's commonly affixed to names of businesses, sports teams, et al.