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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. Mile, The: A reference to 7 Mile Road.  
3. Arsenal of Democracy: A term for Detroit coined by former president Franklin Roosevelt during the second World War to describe the transi...  
4. Bad Boys: Former name for the Detroit Pistons.  
5. Windsor Ballet: Strip clubs in neighboring Windsor.  
6. Down River: Areas south of Metro Detroit.  
7. Da Dead Wings: A reference to the Detroit Wings when they lose.  
8. Big Two, The: General Motors and Ford, the two major automotive companies in the city.  
9. Coney Island: A restaurant chain in Detroit known for its cheap but amazing food.  
10. Ren Cen, The: Also known as the Renaissance Center.  
11. Lou's Deli: A famous deli widespread around the city, known for its corned beef sandwiches.  
12. Detroit Techno: A distinct musical movement in Detroit which originated in the early 1990's and survives today.  
13. Isle, The: An island in Detroit where people stunt on each other and have fun.  
14. D-Town: Another name for Detroit.  
15. Hockeytown: Another name for Detroit, an allusion to the city's strong hockey heritage.  
 
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New Orleans cemeteries (due to the high water table, people in New Orleans are buried above ground).

A Jewish snack food popular in NYC. It is a pocket of dough filled with potato, meat, onions, kasha, or cheese.

A kiosk on Pennsylvania Ave between 10th and 12th Streets where one can rent a Segway Human Transporter, complete with lock and helmet. Please note the phonetic resemblance to the HBO sitcom "Sex and the City," which also employs cheesy plays on words.

Sarah Palin was the Wasilla mayor from 1996 to 2002. She was elected governor of Alaska in 2006 and has been wildly popular in her first term with about an 85% approval rating. She was recently selected by John McCain as his Vice-Presidential candidate in the 2008 election. She has since energized the conservative base, as Palin is both fiscally and socially conservative. The other side, however, has pointed out Palin's lack of experience--especially in foreign policy--as well as several questionable moves as mayor of Wasilla and governor of Alaska. Included in those alleged scandals are "Troopergate", in which Palin is accused of wrongly fire the Alaska head of safety, as well as a controversial butting of heads with the Wasilla librarian over book-banning policy. Palin claims no wrongdoing in both cases.

Palin is a native of Idaho, but has lived the majority of her life in Alaska.

Boston word for "dry cleaner"