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166. Ponce: The full name of the street is Ponce de Leon, but the official pronunciation is anything but Spanish. The Atlanta ...  
167. Maynard Jackson: Atlanta's first black mayor, elected in 1973.  
168. Grady Curve: A stretch of the Interstate 75/85 highway that curves around the heart of downtown Atlanta going north and south. ...  
169. Georgia State University (GSU): Public University located in downtown Atlanta. Website states that "with more than 40,000 students seeking degrees...  
170. Pounce: Georgia State University's mascot. A panther.  
171. Carl Patton: President of Georgia State University (1992 through 2008).  
172. Earl, The: Bar and music venue in East Atlanta.  
173. 5 Seasons Brewing: Brewpub in Atlanta with a few locations.  
174. Baton Bob: Guy in midtown Atlanta who marches around, twirling a baton. An inspiration for many.  
175. A-Town: A-Town is one of the many nicknames for Atlanta.  
176. Juke Joint: Common in the South, but particularly in Atlanta, a juke joint is an entertainment club usually tucked away in coun...  
177. Phatlanta: Another nickname for the city of Atlanta, which refers can refer to either its perceived (or real!) greatness or it...  
178. Fatlanta: A nickname for Atlanta that points to its reputation as an obese city, even by US standards.  
179. Hartsfield Intergalactic: A reference to Hartsfield International Airport.  
180. Ad Lanna: Phonetic pronunciation of Atlanta in colloquial language.  
 
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An infamous legal trial that took place in Phoenix in the 1960s, a complicated fiasco involving an inheritance and "scientific proof" for the existence of a human soul.

Retrocession is the act of giving back land that was once granted. In the case of Washington, DC retrocession is the process of returning land to Virginia and Maryland after the creation of the federal District of Columbia in 1791 for our nation's capital.

Bag of chips.

(noun) Traffic light maneuver associated with Pittsburgh. It is when a the first car in either direction waiting for a stop light is allowed to (or claims the right to) turn left before the car facing the opposite direction proceeds straight ahead.

A nickname for Cincinnati in recognition of its former status as a major pork industry center.