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  1. Welcome to La La Land
  2. Like San Diego only dirtier
  3. Welcome to La La Land
  4. Welcome to Smog Angeles!
  5. LA is short for La La Land
 
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"The Big House" is the nickname for Michigan Stadium, where the University of Michigan Wolverines football team plays its home games. The Big House gets its name for its gigantic size and even more impressive attendance. Attendance often eclipses 110,000, even though the published capacity is a few thousand less.

An originally derisive (yet, now humorously accepted) term for an Edina resident, which highlights the stereotype of the upper-middle class suburb. Derived from Marie Antoinette's quote: "Let them eat cake."

Vacuum cleaner.

Minnesota bars, particularly those Northeast Minneapolis are known for their meat raffles. Typically run by a charity, raffle tickets usually sell for $1 apiece and winners get to choose their cut of meat.

32 ounces of soda, normally obtained at a drive-thru window at a gas station. "Let's drive-thru for some 32s"