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61. Cradle of Basketball: Springfield fancies itself the cradle of basketball. The New England Blizzard of the ABL currently call Springfield...  
62. Rollstone Hill: One of the notable hills in the center of Fitchburg. The site of an old quarry with great views of town from piles ...  
63. NoHo: Slang for Northampton  
64. Big Three: Typically refers to the three main stars on the Boston Celtics--Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen. Also ref...  
65. Big Four: A reference to the three stars on the Boston Celtics, plus the recent addition of Rasheed Wallace. Many would still...  
66. Boston Three Party: A reference to the three main stars on the Boston Celtics--Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen. The term was ...  
67. Curse of the Bambino: Yankee fans wouldn't shut up about a curse that prevented the Red Sox from winning the World Series since 1918. Tha...  
68. More weight: Giles Corey utter these words during the Salem Witch Trials. Accused of being a warlock, Corey was arrested on Apri...
69. Witch City: A nickname for Salem, Massachusetts, because of the Salem Witch Trials, which took place in and around Salem in 169...  
70. Woostah: I have heard Worcester pronounced like this, but to clarify, the 'oo' sounds as it does in 'book' or 'cook'.  
71. Masshole: Disparaging nickname for people from Massachusetts, most often employed by people from other New England states.  
72. Naked Moped Guy: An elderly gentleman who rides around on a red moped with nothing but a little piece of cloth preventing him from g...  
73. Louie: Louie is an older African-American guy who rides around town on a tricycle uttering something that could only be de...  
74. CBS 3 Springfield: Springfield's CBS station and the exclusive home of YouNews, proud partner of CityDictionary.com  
75. CBS 3 Springfield: Springfield's CBS affiliate, broadcasting local news and sports to the entire Pioneer Valley.  
 
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A reference to Scottsdale's "upper-crusty" atmosphere.

A (largely derogatory) nickname for people who live in/hang out in the Milwaukee suburb of West Allis. See also 'Stallis.

Phrase describing those who frequent the shops and restaurants along South Congress Avenue and are way cooler than you.

Term for the organized carpooling system in San Francisco where carpoolers meet at a designated spot and share rides. Started in the mid 1970s when oil prices were...

Term for the organized carpooling system in San Francisco where carpoolers meet at a designated spot and share rides. Started in the mid 1970s when oil prices were sky-high, casual car pools are not run by an established organization, but are rather arranged ad hoc and continue on tradition. People involved will know the pickup and drop-off points, as well as the rules--the most important of which is that there's no money exchanged between drivers and riders.