1. Flip-flops. Origin: the Spanish word "chancletas", meaning sandals.
Berkeley is known for its odd culture and political leanings, and has been since the 1960's. Berzerkeley is a nickname used to help capture the oddity that is Berkeley, especially UC Berkeley and its students.
A nickname for Fort Worth, Texas.
A very unique term to New Orleans for the median of a street. The Spanish and French, who effectively split the city in two, could do business on the "neutral ground" of city streets.
1. A derogatory term for a person born and raised in the city of Troy, New York. The more proper term would be "Trojan."
2. A derogatory name for the city of Troy itself, likening it to a toilet.