Keep Austin Weird was a slogan initiated by the Austin Small Business Alliance to help promote the city and its local businesses. Local street character Leslie Cochran didn't come up with the phrase, but...
1. Boulder may be 25 square miles in area, but I wouldn't consider its surrounding a paragon of reality. I don't know that the folks in Aspen are in touch the reality of most Americans either.
2. Left-leaning? How about drastically left standing!
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 Chamorro is an indigenous person of Guam. It is also the native language.
1. A mother of youth hockey players or a cheesy political gimmick to help mobilize the conservative base of the Republican Party for the 2008 Presidential Election.
2. The Alaskan version of "soccer mom" that was popularized on the national stage by Sarah Palin, former Wasilla mayor and current VP candidate on the Republican ticket.
Palin said at the Republican National Convention: "What's the difference between a hockey mom and a pitbull?....LIPSTICK!"