Coffee laced with chicory. Rumored to have originated in New Orleans during the Civil War, when the city was under a federal blockade and could not import enough coffee, which...
Yankee fans wouldn't shut up about a curse that prevented the Red Sox from winning the World Series since 1918. That is, until the Red Sox won in 2004 to dispel such a myth.
In 1998, Topeka Mayor Joan Wagnon renamed the Kansas capital "ToPikachu" for a day as part of a promotional event to mark Pokémon's debut in the United States. Even now, it's hard to think of Topeka without thinking of ToPikachu.
"Barney"; A Harvard Student, or when used more generally, a Cambridge Resident.
A common street-vendor food; a big, soft pretzel with coarse salt, often eaten with mustard.