1. A bizarre piece of architecture that looks like a piece of a fairy-tale, now a private home in Beverly Hills. It was originally built for a movie studio in 1921 and then moved to its current location five years later.
2. Originally called the "Spadena House", The Witch's House was also originally intended to not look like a total spooky horror. Well, that didn't work out, which is why everyone knows it as "The Witch's House".
1. A quintessential Rhode Island treat, made with milk and coffee syrup. Believe it or not, coffee milk is in fact the official state beverage.
2. There's hardly anything more Rhode Island than coffee milk. Out-of-staters at Brown are often confused...
Bauble, trinket. Usually used when describing the items tourists buy in Times Square to remind them of their trip to NYC. Also known as schlock or kitsch.
Refers to the laid-back atmosphere, where it is not common for people to arrive 10 minutes late for meetings
Coffee laced with chicory. Rumored to have originated in New Orleans during the Civil War, when the city was under a federal blockade and could not import enough coffee, which necessitated blending the coffee with chicory root. Chicory is added to coffee in other parts of the world, including Madras and Belgium. Made famous at Cafe Du Monde on Jackson Square.