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166. Boston Celtics: Boston's own NBA (basketball) team.  
167. Back Bay: A trendy residential area west of Boston Commons.  
168. Mapparium: A really neat if slightly geeky amusement, where one can walk inside a three-story-high glass globe (circa 1935).  
169. Copley Square: A plaza in the Back Bay area surrounded by historic buildings, including the Boston Library.  
170. Across the River: On the other side of the Charles River; can have a derogatory connotation.  
171. All Set: Done or ready to do something.  
172. American Chop Suey: Macaroni casserole with ground beef and tomato sauce.  
173. Mass Ave: Massachusetts Avenue  
174. Comm Ave: Commonwealth Avenue  
175. Man Ray: An underground goth-industrial-kink club on Brookline Street.  
176. B'daydas: Potatoes  
177. Bahn: Garage  
178. Bahnie: One of the obnoxious, high-brow "smarter-than-thou" elitists of Cambridge who think themselves above the rules the ...  
179. Bankin: A small hillside, or a river bank.  
180. Barrel: Garbage can  
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1. Boulder may be 25 square miles in area, but I wouldn't consider its surrounding a paragon of reality. I don't know that the folks in Aspen are in touch the reality of most Americans either.

2. Left-leaning? How about drastically left standing!

A popular--and relatively new--nickname for the city of Houston, which refers to “chopped and screwed,” an authentically Houston style of music.

Rappers will sometimes call Ft. Myers "Lil Pakistan" because of its relatively high crime rate. Although Pakistan's crime rate is low compared to industrialized countries, people in the US often get the impression that Pakistan is war-torn and crime-ridden, in all places at all times.

Creek, river, stream, etc.

You'd better not do that.