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1. Hotlanta: Nickname for Atlanta that comes from the generally sticky-hot weather in the city.  
2. Pimento Cheese: Pimento cheese, a popular local snack-food/condiment, often eaten in a sandwich on white bread with mayo.  
3. City of Trees, The: A nickname for Atlanta, due to it's proliferation of dogwoods and azaleas.  
4. WaHo: The Waffle House chain of restaurants. Also known as the Awful Waffle.  
5. Shirley Franklin: The first female African-American mayor of Atlanta.  
6. Flying Biscuit: A popular brunch spot, worth the wait, for the delicious biscuits, and enormous menu.  
7. Bankhead Bounce: The Bankhead Bounce is a dance that originated in the Bankhead neighborhood on the west side of Atlanta.  
8. Dirty Bird, The: The Dirty Bird is a celebratory dance popularized by ex-Atlanta Falcons star Jamal Anderson. Anderson, who was know...  
9. Big Peach: New York City is the Big Apple, and Atlanta--as the largest city in Georgia--is the Big Peach.  
10. Emory University: Contrary to what people may say, Emory University was NOT founded by John Emory. The confusion comes about because ...  
11. World of Coca Cola: A museum featuring Coca Cola memorabilia related to the soft drink's history.  
12. Atlanta Zoo: A 40-acre zoo founded in 1889, located in Grant Park in Atlanta.  
13. Five Points: Intersection of Marietta and Peachtree Streets downtown, location of the city's biggest MARTA station.  
14. Star Community Bar: Comes complete with Elvis shrine.  
15. Junkman's Daughter: An interesting boutique in Little Five Points.  
 
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The "Gum Wall" is just that, a wall of a building with chewed gum stuck to it. It's an odd landmark found at the famous Pike Place Market.

As used in Pittsburgh, the word means "lately" or "currently" as in "The gas prices are outrageous anymore."

Rappers will sometimes call Ft. Myers "Lil Pakistan" because of its relatively high crime rate. Although Pakistan's crime rate is low compared to industrialized countries, people in the US often get the impression that Pakistan is war-torn and crime-ridden, in all places at all times.

Slang for a draft beer or the contraption that dispenses a tap beer. You may hear a Milwaukee resident walk in to a bar and ask if there are "any specials on tappers".

1. Italian swear word used commonly, since most of the city is Italian. Let's just say it's an f-word.

2. New York Italian slang for the "f word"