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.
While many people will point out that these crystals aren't real diamonds, the Herkimer double-terminated quartz (popularly referred to as Herkimer Diamonds) are extremely rare. Alternative healers often praise the healing properties of these double-terminated crystals because they have the ability to emit energy from both ends. Now privately owned, the Herkimer Diamond Mines attract tourists from all around the world.
Nickname for the left-leaning Burlington, popularized during the mayoral tenure of now US Senator Bernie Sanders, who is a self-proclaimed democratic socialist.
Children's street game of bygone days, involving pink Spalding (or "spaldeen") ball and broomstick. Now sadly defunct.