Region of New York State in which Utica resides. James Fenimore Cooper (the most famous bad writer in American Literature) set his "Leatherstocking Tales" in this region.
1. In New York City, when you order a "slice," it is assumed that you are ordering a slice of plain cheese pizza. If you say: "Give me a slice," then you'll be handed a slice of cheese pizza. If you want toppings, you need to specify your slice (ie: "I'll have a slice of pepperoni.").
2. In NYC, it is very common to "grab a slice" as you're walking somewhere. Pizza, that is. People in this city all seem to be able to eat and walk at the same time with ease, and street-front windows where you can grab a slice to go are plentiful!
This is a nickname for the student section at Wisconsin Badger basketball games.
People jokingly refer to Cambridge as the "People's Republic" because of its left-leaning residents.
This slang for rubber bands in Pittsburgh speak.