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Boston Taglines

  1. Beantown
  2. Welcome to the Hub of the Universe
  3. Sweet Cradle of Liberty
  4. The Hub
  5. Beantown 617
Past Words of the Day

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 person from Connecticut

Slang for the beer Milwaukee's Best. Can also be shorted to just The Beast.

How people inside the metropolitan Minneapolis/St. Paul area refers to the rest of Minnesota.

1. A bizarre piece of architecture that looks like a piece of a fairy-tale, now a private home in Beverly Hills. It was originally built for a movie studio in 1921 and then moved to its current location five years later.

2. Originally called the "Spadena House", The Witch's House was also originally intended to not look like a total spooky horror. Well, that didn't work out, which is why everyone knows it as "The Witch's House".