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1. Head Light: Portland Head Light. This is a lighthouse located in Cape Elizabeth, at the south of Portland. This is a magnifice...  
2. Bob Marley: Bob Marley is a very funny comedian that hails from Portland. He often makes jokes revolving around New England and...  
3. Old Port: Old Port Exchange. This area runs along the Portland Harbor and generates the Portland night-life. There is a large...  
4. Bear, The: The Great Lost Bear. One of the best bars in Portland. They are known for their selection of local beers and their ...  
5. Prouts Neck: Located in Scarborough, a town to the south of downtown Portland. Prouts Neck projects into the Atlantic and is a c...  
6. Lobster: Lobster is #1 in Portland. This is the big industry in Maine.  
7. Deering Oaks Park: A large public park that consists of tennis courts, a baseball diamond, and a playground. It is a very scenic park...  
8. Sea Dogs: Refers to the Portland Sea Dogs, a AA baseball team that plays in Portland. Sea Dogs games are very popular around...  
9. Shipyard: The most popular and most famous Portland beer. This beer was created in the early 90's and is now known throughout...  
10. Vacationland: Maine is generally referred to as the Vacationland because so many people come up to experience the gorgeous Maine ...  
11. Cony Circle/Cony Rotary: The Cony Circle is very easy to navigate if people would just follow the signs and the correct use of the lines. P...  
12. Sand Hill: The name for a neighborhood north of downtown centered around St. Augustine's Catholic Church.  
13. UMF: Common abbreviation for the University of Maine-Farmington, a public liberal arts college founded in 1864.  
14. Farm, The: Student nickname for Farmington in general and the University of Maine-Farmington in particular.  
15. Beach, The: This is the nickname for a section of the Olsen Student Center at the University of Maine-Farmington. It refers to ...  
 
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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.

The subject of a famous legend regarding a rich gold mine in the Superstition Mountains-likely exaggerated, but based on the life of "forty-niner" Jacob Waltz in the 1800s. Some people still venture into the mountains looking for the hidden 'treasure'.

1. Also called "Touchdown Jesus". Unfortunately he was struck by lightning on June 15, 2010 and burned to the ground. The "King of Kings" statue was one of the most popular in OH.

2. This is one of the common nicknames for Solid Rock Church's enormous sculpture of Jesus...

The subject of a famous legend regarding a rich gold mine in the Superstition Mountains-likely exaggerated, but based on the life of "forty-niner" Jacob Waltz in the 1800s. Some people still venture into the mountains looking for the hidden 'treasure'.

The first of its kind in the United States, the general strike occurred citywide in Seattle after sufficient post-war concessions weren't made to Seattle's labor groups.