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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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What you'll find on local bumper stickers in reference to the town of Homer.

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 pickled condiment made from cabbage and various other vegetables and spices.

1. Named after Claude Treme, the Treme (pronounced truh-MAY) neighborhood (often referred to simply as 'Treme') is the first free neighborhood of color in America. Treme is the location of Congo Square...

2. Treme is also the name of an HBO series to come out in 2010 about the neighborhood's ongoing rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Katrina. The series was created by David Simon, who also created the hit series "The Wire".

A phrase referring to Peoria’s reputation as a famous test market because of its representation of the diversity of the country as a whole. During its vaudeville days up to the present, if a show, law, or product was popular in Peoria, it would work anywhere.