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16. FAB Hall: The abbreviation and nickname for Frances Allen Black Hall, a dormitory at the University of Maine-Farmington in th...  
17. Third Bridge, The: Newest and northernmost of the three bridges over the Kennebec River located in Augusta. Four lane bridge carrying ...  
18. UMA: Common nickname and abbreviation for the University of Maine at Augusta.  
19. AHOP: Slang for the Augusta House of Pancakes, a longtime restaurant on Western Avenue in Augusta. Primarily open for bre...  
20. Ganneston Park: Hilly west side Augusta neighborhood located south of Capitol Street; developed from the 1970s to present and is ho...  
21. Queen City, The: Longtime nickname for Bangor.  
22. Chizzle Wizzle: (n) Annual talent show production held at Cony High School dating from the 1890s and billed as the longest running ...  
23. AMHI: (noun) Common abbreviation (pronounced AM-hi) for the Augusta Mental Health Institute, a former state psychiatric f...  
24. Memorial Circle/Memorial Rotary: Rotary located on the west side of Augusta at which Western Avenue and State Street intersect. The city's war memor...  
25. Westwood: Residential neighborhood developed on the west side of Augusta by Peachey Builders beginning in the early 1950s. Th...  
26. Edwards Dam: (noun) Former dam across the Kennebec River located next to the old Edwards Mill just north of downtown. Pressure f...  
27. Bond Brook: (noun) Attractive stream flowing east through the west side of Augusta, emptying into the Kennebec River. Much of i...  
28. Mayfair: (noun) Primarily residential neighborhood on Augusta's east side; mainly developed after World War II. Roughly bord...  
29. St. Mark's: (noun) Common shorthand for Saint Mark's Episcopal Church, a congregation dating to the early 19th century located ...
30. Addie's Attic: (noun) A clothing bank which operates out of the parish hall at St. Mark's Episcopal Church.  
 
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1. The Waffle House chain of restaurants. Also known as the Awful Waffle.

2. The best place in Atlanta to get late night waffles and hashbrowns- smothered, covered, and diced.

All those people living in Aspen, CO, they are called Aspenites. The people visiting? Still just tourists.

Refers to the gentrifying effect of the University of Pennsylvania on the West Philadelphia area.

Constructed in 1969, the World's Largest Six Pack belongs to the City Brewery in La Crosse, Wisconsin. According to the sign in front of the six pack, the six "beers" contain a total of 22,220 barrels of beer, which is 688,200 gallons. This is enough to fill 7,340,796 cans. Also, placed end-to-end, these beer cans would run 565 miles long. Even more amazing, the World's Largest Six Pack would provide a single person a six pack daily for 3,351 years. Wow!

Although it sounds like something made up by a seventh-grade boy, "Show and Blow" is the official name of the new alcohol-related policy for the student section at Wisconsin Badger football games. A student who is ejected for alcohol-related reasons must come to each subsequent game sober if underage or legally sober if of age. Apparently this policy was implemented last year (2007) but I only learned of it this year when the Dean of Students sent a letter to all season ticket holders that explains some changes to the Show and Blow program. Now, after a student is ejected, his or her ticket will be electronically tagged. In subsequent games the holder of that tagged voucher (NOT the person who was previously ejected) will be ushered to a Show and Blow area upon entering the stadium. This has implications for the student ticket resale market, as the electronic tag will be tied to all the vouchers in the season ticket packet in question, and not the offending person at the game.