Also known as the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Marching Band. Also referred to as the "hardest working band in America"
James Farley, Postmaster under FDR, said in 1936, "There are 47 states in the Union, and the Soviet of Washington." He alluded to the leftist movements in the state, particularly in Seattle where labor movements occurred post WWI when unsatisfactory efforts were made to improve wages after war-time wage controls.
An ironic reference to Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie's two-year school.
A derogatory local nickname for Albany invoked by its more disenchanted residents.
A device attached to the wheel of a car by Pittsburgh Police in order to immobilize the vehicle and aid in the enforcement of parking violations.