Refers to neighboring New Jersey, home state of the food additive industry and the Toxic Avenger
1. Nickname for the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (or some claim the entire city of Oshkosh) referring to their heavy drinking reputation.
2. Strangely, in an effort to more closely monitor their public reputation, The University of Wisconsin has actually registered the trademarks "Sloshkosh", "UW-0", and "UW-Zero".
The technical definition is an adjective used to describe something as cheap or inferior. New Yorkers use it as a term encompassing all of the souvenirs sold in Times Square that tourists take home with them to remind them of their trip to New York City. (I mean, what else would you call a melamine ash tray shaped like a yellow taxi?) AKA kitsch. Individual items of schlock or kitsch are known as tchotchkes.
A nickname for Portland given by none other than George Bush and his staff. Every time he would visit there would be such protests and demonstrations that he did not return to Portland when seeking reelection in 2004; but sent other staff members to gain support.
A stew-like dish made from beans, beer, pork, peppers.