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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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The rash one gets after swimming in Green Lake, a man-made lake located north of downtown on the other side of Lake Union. "The itch" is relatively harmless, but considering that it is caused by the many ducks and geese (and all that they secrete), it has caused many Seattlelites to swim elsewhere.

You'd better not do that.

Taking place every June 19th, Juneteenth started in Galveston over a century ago to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the United States. While Juneteenth is widely celebrated in Texas (especially among the African American population), people in other parts of the country remain unaware of this American holiday.

A nickname for St. Louis, originating in the Native American burial mounds that were once common to the city.

Local derogatory nickname for Bainbridge Island.