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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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1. Radio personality and television producer Johnny Grant currently holds this appointed and purely ceremonial position

2. Iconic spokesman for the LA area as a radio personality, died January 9th, 2008.

"Who dat?" is the shorthand version of a cheer for the New Orleans Saints football team (2009 NFC Champs!). The entire cheer is: "Who dat? Who dat? Who dat say dey gonna beat dem Saints?" This phrase has been popularized by the New Orleans Saints, especially this year now that our dominant Saints team is hitting it big on the national stage.

A skewered concoction of veal and pork unique to Pittsburgh.

noun - called the "easement" or "treelawn" in other localities, the "devil-strip" is what we call the grassy strip between the street and the sidewalk.

An old nickname for Knoxville for its former prominence in the textile industry. At one point Knoxville had 20 textile mills, but they started to close in the 1950's.