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"Who dat?" is the shorthand version of a cheer for the New Orleans Saints football team (2009 NFC Champs!). The entire cheer is: "Who dat? Who dat? Who dat say dey gonna beat dem Saints?" This phrase has been popularized by the New Orleans Saints, especially this year now that our dominant Saints team is hitting it big on the national stage.

Former nickname of Chadbourne Hall, a UW-Madison dorm that until the mid 1990s was female only.

The oldest coffeehouse in New Orleans, famous for beignets and chicory-laced coffee.

A voluntary program that allows people to purchase a percentage of their electricity from renewable, wind-powered sources.

1. Children's street game of bygone days, involving pink Spalding (or "spaldeen") ball and broomstick. Now sadly defunct.

2. A street game that resembles baseball, played with a broomstick and a "spaldeen" ball. The game was also played in Jersey, but is largely just a thing of the past. (At least in New York -- you can still find kids playing such games, often called "ba-te" in the streets of Latin American countries.)