Means "you should believe me when I say this". May be used at the beginning or end of a sentence. Ex: "Believe you me, Peter, they are up to no good."
An adjective used to describe something that is Wisconsin-like, or a noun that simply means Wisconsinite. Wisconsinites are often called "Sconnies" outside of the state. The word is now gaining traction within Wisconsin as well, largely the result of the company "Sconnie Nation" that was founded by two UW-Madison students in their Lakeshore dorm room.
Created by the Brown Hotel in Louisville, the Hot Brown is a broiled open face sandwich featuring turkey, bacon, and mornay sauce. Popular in Louisville as well as throughout Kentucky.
This is August 15 and a few days on either side. When all the leases in the central city turn over at the same time, many students and other renters leave vast piles of unwanted belongings on the curb as they change apartments. These items are often taken home by others as the population garbage picks the piles. When someone asks where you got an item, you reply "Hippie Christmas."
A derogatory local nickname for Albany invoked by its more disenchanted residents.