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136. Hematite: HS Team name  
137. Twin Cities: refers to Ishpeming and Negaunee combined...funny eh!  
138. trolls: people who live south of da bridge  
139. NMU: da local college in marquette  
140. Al Quaal: local ski place  
141. Jonnies: Old downtown restaurant  
142. Houghton Tech: Refers to Michigan Tech in Houghton  
143. FU: Refers to Finlandia university in da copper country  
144. Copper Country: Area north of Houghton  
145. NIT: Negaunee Invitational Tournament...huge basketball event  
146. Finn: People of Finish origins.  
147. Sauna: Place where you really sweat - pronounced "sow nah"  
148. Pank: To pack snow  
149. chitter: sames as da outhouse  
150. outhouse: Outdoor toilet  
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Term for the organized carpooling system in San Francisco where carpoolers meet at a designated spot and share rides. Started in the mid 1970s when oil prices were...

A Brooklyn event that's kind of like the Alaskan Iditarod, only instead of dogs and sleds, they use people (idiots) and shopping carts. Idiotarod 2010 takes place on January 30th.


A common question in Saint Louis upon meeting someone. It is thought that meaningful stereotypes can be made of a person once knowing where he went to high school. This is perhaps a testament to the intense segregation that has plagued the city.