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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. Emory University: Contrary to what people may say, Emory University was NOT founded by John Emory. The confusion comes about because ...  
8. Dirty Bird, The: The Dirty Bird is a celebratory dance popularized by ex-Atlanta Falcons star Jamal Anderson. Anderson, who was know...  
9. Bankhead Bounce: The Bankhead Bounce is a dance that originated in the Bankhead neighborhood on the west side of Atlanta.  
10. Big Peach: New York City is the Big Apple, and Atlanta--as the largest city in Georgia--is the Big Peach.  
11. Beverly Hills of the South: Nickname for the upscale district of Buckhead  
12. Wessup: A word Usually used in Atlanta meaning Wassup or Whats going on.  
13. East Atlanta: An area located east-southeast of downtown Atlanta.  
14. Turner Field: A baseball stadium in downtown Atlanta, named after the team owner it is the home field for the Atlanta Braves.  
15. Grove Park: Home to the city's historically black university center featuring Morehouse and Spellman Colleges, Grove Park is an...  
 
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