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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. Windsor Ballet: Strip clubs in neighboring Windsor.  
8. Down River: Areas south of Metro Detroit.  
9. Da Dead Wings: A reference to the Detroit Wings when they lose.  
10. Big Two, The: General Motors and Ford, the two major automotive companies in the city.  
11. Coney Island: A restaurant chain in Detroit known for its cheap but amazing food.  
12. Ren Cen, The: Also known as the Renaissance Center.  
13. Lou's Deli: A famous deli widespread around the city, known for its corned beef sandwiches.  
14. Detroit Techno: A distinct musical movement in Detroit which originated in the early 1990's and survives today.  
15. Isle, The: An island in Detroit where people stunt on each other and have fun.  
 
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Rappers will sometimes call Ft. Myers "Lil Pakistan" because of its relatively high crime rate. Although Pakistan's crime rate is low compared to industrialized countries, people in the US often get the impression that Pakistan is war-torn and crime-ridden, in all places at all times.

A pickled condiment made from cabbage and various other vegetables and spices.

Nickname for Atlanta that comes from the generally sticky-hot weather in the city.

Stretch of Peachtree Rd in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta that is marked by the presence of a number of large churches built close together.

One good citizen of Longview felt it only fair that his furry neighbors should have their own walk-way. Thus the squirrel bridge was born. It spans Olympic Way.