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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. Big Peach: New York City is the Big Apple, and Atlanta--as the largest city in Georgia--is the Big Peach.  
8. Bankhead Bounce: The Bankhead Bounce is a dance that originated in the Bankhead neighborhood on the west side of Atlanta.  
9. Dirty Bird, The: The Dirty Bird is a celebratory dance popularized by ex-Atlanta Falcons star Jamal Anderson. Anderson, who was know...  
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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Slugging is a form of hitchhiking in DC that benefits both the hitchhiker and the driver. The driver can use the much faster HOV lane after taking on a passenger.

A term for Detroit coined by former president Franklin Roosevelt during the second World War to describe the transition of the Ford Motor Company's production from cars to tanks.

1. Country ham drippings and black coffee, made into a gravy, also called Poor Man's Gravy.

2. Gravy made from instant coffee and ham grease. It probably tastes better than it sounds, but the non-Alabama native may opt to take someone else's word for it.

1. Beer coat: (n) The cheap coat you now wear when you go to get drunk because you blacked out and left your nice coat somewhere the last time you went out. Also, could be the cheap coat you now wear because some sketch ball stole your coat while you were only buzzing at a house party.

Refers to a well-known Seattle landmark. Located in the neighborhood of Fremont, the troll lives under the Aurora bridge and was sculpted holding a VW bug. He's carved...