Madison-area lakes can sprout huge blooms of blue-green algae, which can produce toxins and cause a flurry of nasty symptoms--and even death--in people and pets.
A nickname for Los Angeles, which has a large Iranian population, especially in West Los Angeles and Beverly Hills.
Nickname for Portland because of all the rainfall it receives. Puddletown has made its way into popular PDX culture, as it's commonly affixed to names of businesses, sports teams, et al.
A nickname for Cincinnati in recognition of its former status as a major pork industry center.
Those that grew up and live in South Bend.