1. The virgin vault was the former all-female Elizabeth Waters dormitory at the University of Wisconsin. It has recently been made co-ed, however, so the virigns have been let out of the vault.
2. Also formerly referred to...
Acronym for University of Southern California. For fans/alumni of rival school UCLA, USC is also known as University of Spoiled Children, University of Second Choice
Found in old NYC neighborhoods, most famously and densely in Brooklyn, this is a term used for homes made from "brownstone," which is a brown sandstone. The Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in Brooklyn has the most brownstones in NYC. Many people think of The Cosby Show's Huxtable family when they think of Brooklyn brownstones (as they lived in a traditional Brooklyn brownstone).
A panty tree is a designated tree below a chairlift on top of which people can throw bras, panties, and the like. Steamboat has such a tree and it's chock-full of undergarments of all colors. It's about midway up the Storm Peak Express chairlift.
1. Refers to the problems caused when I-93 was to be put under construction. There was a terrible allocation of funds, which caused many citizens to become infuriated with the city.
2. A massive underground highway project, the most expensive in U.S. history.