Short for Kummelweck, a roll that is covered in caraway seeds and kosher salt. This New York bread found its way into the original name for Buffalo Wild Wings (Buffalo Wild Wings & Weck). This confuses many people when they hear the nickname BW3's. The third double-u is 'weck'.
Milwaukee-speak for clear soda, such as 7-Up or Sprite.
1. Keep Austin Weird was a slogan initiated by the Austin Small Business Alliance to help promote the city and its local businesses. Local street character Leslie Cochran didn't come up with the phrase, but he has become the poster child for it, although unofficially. It has since been trademarked and is now marketed on all sorts of merchandise.
2. A local motto in recent years used to promote the city’s eccentricity and diversity. It featured on innumerable bumper stickers and t-shirts.
1. (noun) Wisconsin ATM network founded in the mid-1970s. TYME is an acronym for "Take Your Money Everywhere" and was rolled out with a mascot named Annie Tyme.
2. Tyme is a brand name of ATM services that has machines throughout the state of Wisconsin. Many locals in Milwaukee learned what a "Tyme Machine" was before knowing what an ATM was. Even worse, many locals don't even use the word ATM at all, making an ATM search often frustrating for visitors. "Oh, you mean a Tyme Machine?" Also, when Milwaukee natives search for ATMs elsewhere, the locals think they're looking for a "time machine." This does not help our reputation!
3. An ATM or Cash Machine in Milwaukee-speak. If strangers are around and they hear you say, "I need to go to the Tyme Machine", you might get some odd looks as they think you're referring to a time travel machine like in the movie Back to the Future.
Ho-Flo is a nickname for Homewood-Flossmoor area and its high school (Homewood-Flossmoor High School). Even though it's located in Flossmoor, a majority of students actually lives in Homewood.