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196. Light Dawns over Marblehead: The point of lucidity in a conversation  
197. Luft: A Lieutenant in the Boston Fire Department.  
198. Cabbage Night: Taking place the night before Halloween, youngsters take the opportunity to hurl foodstuffs (like eggs and cabbage,...  
199. Calm Ya Liwa: Calm down; relax.  
200. Cape, The: Cape Cod  
201. Boston Cream: The official Massachusetts State Donut; sort of like a jelly donut with cream in the center instead of jelly, and t...  
202. Chowderhead: A group of Adults/Parents in MA that secretly and privately enjoy a Bohemian lifestyle unjudged by laws that vary b...  
203. Combat Zone, The: The former "red light" district between Downtown Crossing and Chinatown.  
204. Beacon Hill: One of the most affluent and historic residential neighborhoods in the city; located just north of Boston Commons.  
205. Rat, The: Short for the Rathskeller, a legendary underground (in both senses of the word) music venue in Kenmore square, esta...  
206. Tonic: Tonic is the common generic term in Boston for soft drink.  
207. Southie: This refers to a person from South Boston. Many Southies are generally Irish in ethnicity. They have the stereoty...  
208. Cambridge: An area across the Charles River, best known for its two premier learning institutions, Harvard and MIT.  
209. Sox: Nickname for the Boston Red Sox, Boston's professional baseball team.  
210. So don't I: A negative-positive form of "So do I."  
 
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In the midst of the debate over the Iraq war, a few US congressmen exercised their freedom to slight the French by renaming french fries and french toast in the congressional cafeteria. Enter "Freedom Fries".

Paczki's are deep-fried Polish doughnuts which mark the beginning of Lent, and are most often consumed on "Fat Tuesday." Traditionally, these rich doughnuts were intended to use all of the forbidden lard, sugar, eggs, and fruit in one's house before the season of abstinence began. These flattened spheres are often dusted with powdered sugar or a simple glaze. Popular fillings include prunes, rose-petal jam, and apricot, though Paczkis can also be found with more common fillings such as Bavarian cream, raspberry jam, or custard.

In the basement.

A Colorado-style pizza, made with honey in the crust and often topped with a spicy sauce.

This is a reference to the historic 1834 Herkimer County Jail, located at the historic Four Corners on N. Main St. in Herkimer. This jail is famous for housing "American Tragedy" murderer Chester Gillette during his trial for the murder of Grace Brown in 1906.