865 is the area code for the Knoxville area, which spells V-O-L. This is no coincidence, but rather a homage paid to the beloved Volunteer sports teams in the Knoxville area.
Refers to the laid-back atmosphere, where it is not uncommon for people to arrive 10 minutes late for meetings
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.
Original nickname for the Syracuse University sports teams. No, it has nothing to do with crackers, but rather Syracuse's prominence in the salt trade. The Saltine Warriors then became the Orangemen, and then the more gender-neutral Orange.
1. Old nickname for Milwaukee, esp. in the 19th century. The source of the nickname was the cream colored bricks once manufactured in Milwaukee.
2. is also a very well known skatepark and lots of pro skateboarder skate there.