Retrocession is the act of giving back land that was once granted. In the case of Washington, DC retrocession is the process of returning land to Virginia and Maryland after the creation of the federal District of Columbia in 1791 for our nation's capital.
A holiday, similar to Valentine's Day, celebrated the third Saturday in October. This holiday was invented by candy confectioners to sell more candy, but it is taken pretty seriously in Milwaukee.
A cheesesteak with Provolone cheese and onions.
Milwaukee-speak for clear soda, such as 7-Up or Sprite.
An ironic reference to Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie's two-year school.