1. The Japanese cherry tree that makes the National Cherry Blossom Festival possible. The festival first started in 1934 to commemorate the mayor of Tokyo's gift of 3,000 sakuras to the city of Washington, D.C. The number of trees has since grown to over 6,000.
2. Japanese cherry tree.
A nickname for those that move to warmer climates in the winter (usually Florida or Arizona) and then back to Wisconsin in the summer.
Literally, "Is it not so?", a slurring of "ain't it, hey?". May be used after a statement of fact when one expects a response, reply, or nod of acknowledgement. Ex: "Dem Brewers is doin' good dis year, aina hey?".
One good citizen of Longview felt it only fair that his furry neighbors should have their own walk-way. Thus the squirrel bridge was born. It spans Olympic Way.
A blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow on Birmingham, unusual given the snowfall average of about half-an-inch.