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31. KJ, the: (noun) Common nickname for the Kennebec Journal, Augusta's daily newspaper.  
32. Barber Poll: (noun) A longtime election straw poll conducted among the patrons of Duke's Rotary Barber Shop with a reputation fo...  
33. Duke's Rotary Barber Shop: (noun) Famous Augusta barber shop founded in the 1960s and still in business today. Known for their informal Barber...  
34. South Parish: (noun) Common shorthand for South Parish Congregational Church, a United Church of Christ church in Augusta, near d...  
35. Penney Memorial: (noun) Common shorthand for Penney Memorial United Baptist Church.  
36. Magic City: Longtime nickname for Millinocket said to come from its rapid boomtown growth as a young city.  
37. Two Cent Bridge: Pedestrian bridge across the Kennebec River between Waterville and Winslow built in the early 1900s and still open...  
38. Father Curran Bridge: Renamed the Calumet Bridge at Old Fort Western in 2009 following allegations of sexual abuse on the part of the lat...  
39. Youth Memorial Park: West side park located on Capitol Street named for high school seniors who died in 1978. It features tennis courts ...  
40. Moose Highway: (noun) Nickname for US 201 between Bingham and Jackman; so-called for the numerous moose in the area.  
41. Whoopie Pie: (noun) Round dessert treat common throughout Maine consisting of a marshmallow filling in between two firm pieces o...  
42. Hamburg: (noun) Common term for hamburger in much of Maine, especially when used as an ingredient or topping (as in hamburg ...  
43. Loaf, The: (noun) Common nickname for Sugarloaf, the famous ski resort located in Carrabasset Valley.  
44. Turnpike Mall: (noun) Shopping mall built in the late 1960s and located along Western Avenue and Whitten Road, near I-95. The encl...  
45. Battle of the Bridge: Longtime annual football game between arch-rivals Biddeford High School and Thornton Academy in Saco.  
 
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A derogatory nickname for Fort Myers

In most parts of the world a sieve is a perforated instrument used to strain liquids, but at UW hockey games at the Kohl Center a sieve is the away team's goalie. After every Wisconsin goal the student section engages in a chant that likens the goalie to an instrument that lets things through its grasp.

Funny nickname for the Pac-10 athletic conference. It's Pac-1 because USC rarely has a legitimate contender for the conference title.

A phrase referring to Peoria’s reputation as a famous test market because of its representation of the diversity of the country as a whole. During its vaudeville days up to the present, if a show, law, or product was popular in Peoria, it would work anywhere.

A cute nickname for Kansas City (and a nice try)