The first of its kind in the United States, the general strike occurred citywide in Seattle after sufficient post-war concessions weren't made to Seattle's labor groups.
An Atlantic City namesake because of its role as the inspiration for the Parker Brothers board game.
1. A mother of youth hockey players or a cheesy political gimmick to help mobilize the conservative base of the Republican Party for the 2008 Presidential Election.
2. The Alaskan version of "soccer mom" that was popularized on the national stage by Sarah Palin, former Wasilla mayor and current VP candidate on the Republican ticket.
Palin said at the Republican National Convention: "What's the difference between a hockey mom and a pitbull?....LIPSTICK!"
A play on Alex Rodriguez's nickname, "A-Rod". Rodriguez first got the nickname after signing an excessive $252 million contract with the Texas Rangers for ten years, starting in 2001. The nickname has followed him to the New York Yankees, where he was traded in 2004. His 2008 salary was $28,000,000.