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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 slang for rubber bands in Pittsburgh speak, not to be confused with bubble gum bands, which are singing groups without instrumental accompaniment.

A nickname for the city of Indianapolis, a reference to the circular shape of its city limits.

The Hollywood sign has been changed to "Hollyweed" on a few occasions, once in the '70s after legislation that would decriminalize marijuana, as well as for a scene in a movie. Since then marijuana culture has defined LA through the prevalence of medical marijuana. People have tried to profit from the Hollyweed name by selling t-shirts with the silly moniker.

This slang for rubber bands in Pittsburgh speak.

This has become the popular name for Millenium Park's famed stainless steel sculpture, "Cloud Gate." It was completed in 2005.