Madison-area lakes can sprout huge blooms of blue-green algae, which can produce toxins and cause a flurry of nasty symptoms--and even death--in people and pets.
1. Mt. Horeble, or Mt. Horrible, is a derogatory name for the town, often invoked by local high schoolers to describe Mt. Horeb's alleged lackluster assets or traditional, closed mindset
2. I've lived in Mt. Horeb and I've never heard this nickname.
3. A playfully derogatory nickname for Mount Horeb.
This has become the popular name for Millenium Park's famed stainless steel sculpture, "Cloud Gate." It was completed in 2005.
SLUT stands for South Lake Union Transit. It was added at part of mass transit in Seattle a couple of years ago but everybody kind of thinks it's a joke because the trolley doesn't really "go" anywhere. It has since been renamed, the South Lake Union Streetcar (also called the Seattle Streetcar), for obvious reasons. Not quite as dynamic, if you ask me.
Nickname for the annual march up State Street, held since 1970, that advocates for the legalization of marijuana.