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  1. LA is short for La La Land
  2. Welcome to Smog Angeles!
  3. Welcome to La La Land
  4. Like San Diego only dirtier
  5. Welcome to La La Land
 
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noun - called the "easement" or "treelawn" in other localities, the "devil-strip" is what we call the grassy strip between the street and the sidewalk.

1. Schlitz was the beer that made Milwaukee famous for...beer. It's now sold in bottles with something more similar to the original formula sold back in the 70s. Schlitz had since cheapened its formula and lost its cult following. Hopefully it's not too late for a comeback!

2. Known as the "beer that made Milwaukee famous", Schlitz beer was brewed in Milwaukee since 1849. After being one of the most popular beers for many years, Schlitz fell out of favor in the 1980's, but is now making a sort of comeback as a retro, nostalgic brand.

Means you can see Mount Hood from the city.

865 is the area code for the Knoxville area, which spells V-O-L. This is no coincidence, but rather a homage paid to the beloved Volunteer sports teams in the Knoxville area.

In most parts of the world a sieve is a perforated instrument used to strain liquids, but at UW hockey games at the Kohl Center a sieve is the away team's goalie. After every Wisconsin goal the student section engages in a chant that likens the goalie to an instrument that lets things through its grasp.