A derogatory local nickname for Albany invoked by its more disenchanted residents.
Giles Corey utter these words during the Salem Witch Trials. Accused of being a warlock, Corey was arrested on April 18, 1692. At that time, a person could not be tried unless he entered a plea of "guilty" or "not guilty." When Corey refused to plea, he was tortured by the authorities, who laid a heavy board on top of him and placed large stones on the board. Every time they asked for a plea, Corey simply said, "More weight." Eventually Corey was crushed to death. Visitors to the Witch City can see Corey's grave marker, and the Witch Trials Memorial, in Salem Cemetery.
Local nickname for the northernmost high school in the Peoria Public School District, Richwoods High School. Known for their association with the Peoria Country Club, even using their golf carts during their homecoming ceremony.
This is slang for the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder's meeting. Warren Buffett's thousands of cult followers descend upon Omaha to hear the oracle utter his words of humble wisdom.
Milwaukee-speak for clear soda, such as 7-Up or Sprite.