"Smog Angeles" is what many San Diegans call Los Angeles, the rival city to the north.
1. A phrase referring to Peoria’s reputation as a famous test market because of its representation of the diversity of the country as a whole. During its vaudeville days up to the present, if a show, law, or...
(noun) Traffic light maneuver associated with Pittsburgh. It is when a the first car in either direction waiting for a stop light is allowed to (or claims the right to) turn left before the car facing the opposite direction proceeds straight ahead.
Citywide catastrophe rumored to have been started by the "O'Leary cow." As legend goes, the O'Leary cow kicked over a lantern in the O'Leary farm which started to spread throughout the city. Every building in the city, which was made out of wood then, was either damaged or destroyed with the exception of the Water Tower which stands to this day.
The Alabama dish brought to fame by the movie of the same name is traditionally made from green tomatoes breaded with corn meal.