A common question in Saint Louis upon meeting someone. It is thought that meaningful stereotypes can be made of a person once knowing where he went to high school. This is perhaps a testament to the intense segregation that has plagued the city.
A perennial New York dessert featured on Seinfeld, usually consisting of a round, cake-like cookie topped with half-vanilla and half-chocolate icing. Also referred to as the Half and Half Cookie.
A nickname originally given to the Elmira Civil War Prison Camp by its Confederate prisoners. Hellmira can still be used as a derogatory term for the city of Elmira itself.
As used in Pittsburgh, the word means "lately" or "currently" as in "The gas prices are outrageous anymore."
1. Italian swear word used commonly, since most of the city is Italian. Let's just say it's an f-word.
2. New York Italian slang for the "f word"