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1. Treme: Named after Claude Treme, the Treme (pronounced truh-MAY) neighborhood (often referred to simply as 'Treme') is the...
2. Mid-City: Mid-City is one of the largest of New Orleans' 73 neighborhoods, and one of its most diverse. The neighborhood ext...  
3. Neutral Ground: A very unique term to New Orleans for the median of a street. The Spanish and French, who inhabited the older part ...  
4. CP3: CP3 is also the nickname of the Calliope Projects (CP), which is in the 3rd Ward.  
5. Coffee & Chicory: Coffee laced with chicory. Rumored to have originated in New Orleans during the Civil War, when the city was under...  
6. New Orleanian: This is, or so I have been told, the term to apply to those that have been born and/or lived in New Orleans.  
7. Dixie Brewing Company: A specialty brewer in New Orleans that started shortly after the turn of the 20th Century. Unfortunately, the facil...  
8. Geaux: A Cajun American play on the word "go", which derives its orthography from French influence in the area. You'll oft...  
9. Who Dat Nation: The collective term for the New Orleans Saints fans, taken from the famous "Who Dat?" chant.  
10. French Quarter: The oldest neighborhood in New Orleans, and the only section of the city where streets run in a grid and a nexus fo...  
11. Po' Boy: A New Orleans hero-type sandwich made with French bread and a variety of fillings.  
12. Streetcar: Trolley, electric street railway car.  
13. Garden District: An area of architecturally impressive mansions and Victorian-era houses, a favorite place for walking tours.  
14. Big Easy, The: Nickname for New Orleans as a contrast with the "Big Apple" because of New Orleans' relatively easygoing pace of li...  
15. Crescent City: A nickname for New Orleans.
 
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1. Water moccasin-infested

2. Adj. describing dark, murky areas along the banks of Barton Creek in which water moccasins may lurk. For use when evaluating swimming holes.

The Madison Chain of Lakes includes Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Wingra, Lake Waubesa and Lake Kegonsa. If you're talking to a boater or fisherman, they will just use the term "Madison Chain". These lakes are all very popular recreational lakes.

A nickname for the city of La Crosse itself. La Crosse is Wisconsin's main city on the western edge of the state. Also, it happens to be right up against the Mississippi, which is why many liken it to a coastal town (albeit facetiously).

A huge underground storage tunnel built to hold storm water runoff and sewage during heavy rains. The 19.4 mile long tunnel is located 300 feet below Milwaukee, ranges in in diameter from 17 to 32 feet, and holds 405 million gallons of sewage.

Jersey slang for tourists.