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1. nutmegger: a person from Connecticut  
2. Albertus Magnus College: Small private college that has a liberal arts focus.  
3. Southern Connecticut State University: A public university that specializes in the development of students in the education program.  
4. University of New Haven: A private college in New Haven, CT.  
5. Connecticut College: A private liberal arts college.  
6. Eastern Connecticut State University: The third oldest public college in the United States. Liberal arts focus.  
7. Central Connecticut State University: The oldest public university in the United States.  
8. Western Connecticut State University: A public university, houses the Jane Goodall Center for Excellence in Environmental Studies.  
9. Saint Joseph College: Roman Catholic liberal arts women's college.  
10. Wesleyan University: Highly credited private liberal arts college.  
11. University of Bridgeport: Private college, known for bringing in international students.  
12. Hartford Seminary: Theological college in Hartford,CT.  
13. University of Hartford: Known as Uhart, the University of Hartford is a private university in West Hartford,CT.  
14. Yale University: One of the most prestigious university in the United States, Yale is always in the top 5 in all categories regardin...  
15. DPI: The local abbreviation used to describe the Daniel Packard Inn.  
 
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Was posted on a billboard in the 70's (I think). Initially referred to all of the layoffs from Boeing in the 60's and 70's since Boeing was the major employer in the area, but has since been used whenever a major employer has done layoffs (i.e., Boeing, Microsoft, etc.).

Vacuum cleaner.

Slang term for "westbank" - An area on the oppisite side of the mississippi river from new orleans.

Nickname for the left-leaning Burlington, popularized during the mayoral tenure of now US Senator Bernie Sanders, who is a self-proclaimed democratic socialist.

In irresponsible (yet funny) fashion, the UW student government orchestrated an early-morning smattering of pink flamingos (over 1,000 of them) on the lawn in from of Bascom Hall. These shenanigans were typical of the student government in those days (this prank in 1979). For years pink flamingos would adorn apartments, dorm rooms, and front lawns around campus.