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1. Grosse Pointe: The generic name used to refer to the five adjacent cities of Grosse Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe City, Grosse Pointe...
2. Arsenal of Democracy: A term for Detroit coined by former president Franklin Roosevelt during the second World War to describe the transi...  
3. Bad Boys: Former name for the Detroit Pistons.  
4. Mile, The: A reference to 7 Mile Road.  
5. River Rat: The mascot for Huron High School located in Ann Arbor, MI.  
6. Naked Mile, The: The all but defunct annual tradition of U of M students running naked through the streets of Ann Arbor in April aft...  
7. Laliberte's Auto Center: We have the knowledge, tools, and caution that in unification become a force that gives perfect results! Call Lalib...
8. Conner Insurance Group: Conner Insurance Group is a full service independent insurance agency in Farmington Hills, Michigan that provides p...
9. Hambo Coney Island: At our restaurant offering American-style dining food, Hambo Coney Island in Ferndale, MI, we are focused on fillin...
10. Terrace Inn and 1911 Restaurant: Lodging, Bed And Breakfast, Hotel, Motel, Hotel with Room Service, Weddings
11. Wireless Warehouse USA: To get your iPhone repairs done by the experts that believe, the end of a comfort zone is the beginning of new achi...  
12. Windsor Ballet: Strip clubs in neighboring Windsor.  
13. Down River: Areas south of Metro Detroit.  
14. Da Dead Wings: A reference to the Detroit Wings when they lose.  
15. Big Two, The: General Motors and Ford, the two major automotive companies in the city.  
 
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A group of people who follow a brass band down the street while swinging handkerchiefs over their heads and doing a special, shuffle-step dance.

In January 1996, a blizzard hit and shut down NYC. Hundreds of stranded travelers were forced to live in the terminals of JFK Airport for two days, since even buses and taxis were immobilized.

Nickname for "The tallest fraternity in Texas." The Houston Cougars' basketball team from 1982 to 1984 featured explosive players like Clyde Drexler and Hakeem Olajuwon that warranted the nickname for their explosive play and huge dunks. Phi Slama Jama happened again on the Houston Rockets when Clyde Drexler was traded to the NBA champion Houston Rockets for one last hurrah at the end of both Drexler's and Olajuwon's careers.

The trial involved dozens of people who competed for the fortune of a deceased prospector who left a six-figure fortune for the nebulous cause of scientifically proving the existence of the soul. The judge ruled in favor of the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix.

The Polar Plunge is an event for the benefit of the Special Olympics during which participants jump into a swimming hole in Lake Monona. Since the event takes place in late February (February 21st, 2009 at Olin Park), the lake is always frozen solid. Only the bravest (craziest) of souls dare jump. For many, sponsoring a "plunger" is the best way to participate in this very Wisconsinesque activity.