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  1. Everything (and everyone) is slower in Iowa
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The Cincinnati version has less viscosity than the traditional Texas-style, and different spices that render it more 'strong' than 'hot' by most accounts.

Sliding down snow or ice covered hills on "borrowed" cafeteria trays used as makeshift sleds or saucers, mostly by UW students, and particularly on the hill toward the lake from Observatory Drive near Elizabeth Waters Residence Hall (dorm), and less often down Bascom Hill or elsewhere around campus.

A very unique term to New Orleans for the median of a street. The Spanish and French, who effectively split the city in two, could do business on the "neutral ground" of city streets.

Hamburger meat/ground beef

1. The hodag is the official mascot of the Rhinelander area. The mythical beast is the the local high school's mascot. The University of Wisconsin-Madison's ultimate frisbee team has followed suit. They're called the Wisconsin Hodags.

2. The mascot for the Rhinelander area, the hodag is a mythical creature that resembles a large horned lizard-like beast.