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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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1. dinner

2. The word supper (pronounced suppah) is most often used in Boston for the last meal of the day. Most parts of the country say dinner. The dinner vs. supper phenomenon is actually a pretty complicated ones with regional, class, and culinary implication. Boston is nonetheless supper-dominant.

A nickname for Scottsdale, due to its rich Western cowboy history.

1. Constructed in 1969, the World's Largest Six Pack belongs to the City Brewery in La Crosse, Wisconsin. According to the sign in front of the six pack, the six "beers" contain a total of 22,220 barrels of beer, which is 688,200 gallons. This is enough to fill 7,340,796 cans. Also, placed end-to-end, these beer cans would run 565 miles long. Even more amazing, the World's Largest Six Pack would provide a single person a six pack daily for 3,351 years. Wow!

2. The World's Largest Six is La Crosse's claim to fame. Beer is the city's lifeblood, which is evident every weekend on 3rd Street--the main bar area of its downtown.

Local nickname for the off-price retailer "Ross Dress for Less." Ross Stores is headquartered in nearby Pleasanton, CA, and also operates dd's Discounts. Since these stores offer prices even lower than the Dress for Less stores, they call them "dd's," which stands for "deep discounts." Of course this makes the name redundant (Deep Discount's Discounts).

1. Italian swear word used commonly, since most of the city is Italian. Let's just say it's an f-word.

2. New York Italian slang for the "f word"