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1. Head Light: Portland Head Light. This is a lighthouse located in Cape Elizabeth, at the south of Portland. This is a magnifice...  
2. Bob Marley: Bob Marley is a very funny comedian that hails from Portland. He often makes jokes revolving around New England and...  
3. Old Port: Old Port Exchange. This area runs along the Portland Harbor and generates the Portland night-life. There is a large...  
4. Bear, The: The Great Lost Bear. One of the best bars in Portland. They are known for their selection of local beers and their ...  
5. Prouts Neck: Located in Scarborough, a town to the south of downtown Portland. Prouts Neck projects into the Atlantic and is a c...  
6. Lobster: Lobster is #1 in Portland. This is the big industry in Maine.  
7. Deering Oaks Park: A large public park that consists of tennis courts, a baseball diamond, and a playground. It is a very scenic park...  
8. Sea Dogs: Refers to the Portland Sea Dogs, a AA baseball team that plays in Portland. Sea Dogs games are very popular around...  
9. Shipyard: The most popular and most famous Portland beer. This beer was created in the early 90's and is now known throughout...  
10. Vacationland: Maine is generally referred to as the Vacationland because so many people come up to experience the gorgeous Maine ...  
11. Cony Circle/Cony Rotary: The Cony Circle is very easy to navigate if people would just follow the signs and the correct use of the lines. P...  
12. Sand Hill: The name for a neighborhood north of downtown centered around St. Augustine's Catholic Church.  
13. UMF: Common abbreviation for the University of Maine-Farmington, a public liberal arts college founded in 1864.  
14. Farm, The: Student nickname for Farmington in general and the University of Maine-Farmington in particular.  
15. Beach, The: This is the nickname for a section of the Olsen Student Center at the University of Maine-Farmington. It refers to ...  
 
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This was the alternate nickname for the "Phi Slama Jama" University of Houston Cougars basketball team from 1982 to 1984 that featured basketball legends Clyde Drexler and Hakeem Olajuwon. The fraternity had a joyful reunion during the 1994-1995 NBA season when Clyde Drexler was traded to the Rockets at mid-season, solidifying what was to be the second-straight championship team for the franchise.

Trustafarian is the portmanteau of the words "trust fund" and "Rastafarian". A trustafarian is typically an upper-middle-class white kid who attends school at Boulder who is wholly funded by his parents (whose fortunes are usually amassed through giant corporations) and talks of the evils of capitalism.

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.

Dubbed "Touchdown Jesus" by Notre Dame alumni, "The Word of Life," constructed by Millard Sheets, is a mural on the face of the university's Hesburgh Library. Easily viewed from the football stadium, the piece features the looming figure of the resurrected Jesus with arms raised like a referee signaling a touchdown.

A nickname for the Dinkytown area that is earned by the many rowdy college kids that live in the neighborhood.