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76. John Winthrop: The first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony back when Boston was first founded.  
77. Bean Town: Another nickname for Boston. This refers to the amount of beans that the city consumes.  
78. Bostonians: A book written by Henry James that outlines aristocratic life in Boston.  
79. Mass Pike: aka "the pike"  
80. Guster: An Indie rock band that originated in the Boston area and is now quite famous.  
81. Ben Affleck: Perhaps the most famous actor to hail from Boston.  
82. Bunk: Bunker Hill Community College. A community college in Boston that is often ridiculed.  
83. MIT: Massachusetts Institute of Technology. One of the world's most prestigious colleges.  
84. Tufts: A renowned school in Boston. It is known for its business program.  
85. Northeastern: A college in Boston that is known for its arts program.  
86. Christopher Columbus Park: A notable park that overlooks the Bay on the East side of the city.  
87. Haymarket Square: A market in Boston that has historical roots. it now sells produce and other such vegetables.  
88. Government Center: A major plaza in Boston that serves as a crossover point for the T. There is generally live music outside in the s...  
89. Allston: The neighborhood in Western Boston that consists of mainly college students from BC and BU.  
90. Phoenix: The Phoenix. A Boston newspaper much like the Weekly Dig. This newspaper is primarily read by college students an...  
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Montana is known as the "Last Best Place" to locals. After the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski, was captured in a remote cabin outside Lincoln, Montana, Montana became pretty popular in the media as a great hiding place. People were actually printing t-shirts with an outline of the state of Montana, a depiction of Ted Kaczynski's headshot with his unkempt hair, as well as the "Last Best Place" mantra with the word "hiding" scribbled in between 'best' and 'place.'

Combination of the words "tourist" and "moron" to describe the many loud, obnoxious tourists who visit the Outer Banks


Local slang for a type of hard-shell clam, later, a fictional suburb of Providence featured on the "Family Guy" television show.

Nickname for Portland because of all the rainfall it receives. Puddletown has made its way into popular PDX culture, as it's commonly affixed to names of businesses, sports teams, et al.