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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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The Baltimore Bullet is the nickname for Baltimore native Michael Phelps, the most prolific athlete in Olympic history. Michael Phelps has already beaten the gold medal record of nine, and has eleven as of tonight. He also stands to break Mark Spitz's record of seven gold medals in any one Olympics. Phelps is perfect so far in Beijing 2008 and is favored to complete his quest for eight gold medals.

Dustin Hoffman (as Ratso Rizzo in Midnight Cowboy) yells this at a car driver who almost runs him over in a crosswalk. Use whenever cars, cabs, bikes, or others almost do the same to you as you cross a street.

Short for the "Segway Human Transporter", a two-wheeled, motorized sidewalk 'scooter' that one can easily rent or buy in D.C.

The unique Cincinnati way of saying 'pardon me?'

Provel cheese is most commonly found on "St. Louis style" pizza. It is a combination of cheddar, swiss and provolone cheeses. Provel was originally invented in St. Louis in 1947 by Costa Grocery (now known as Roma Grocery on the Hill) and the Hoffman Dairy of Wisconsin. Their goal was to create a cheese that melted, but didn't leave strings when you took a bite.