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136. Houghton Tech: Refers to Michigan Tech in Houghton  
137. FU: Refers to Finlandia university in da copper country  
138. Copper Country: Area north of Houghton  
139. NIT: Negaunee Invitational Tournament...huge basketball event  
140. Finn: People of Finish origins.  
141. Sauna: Place where you really sweat - pronounced "sow nah"  
142. Pank: To pack snow  
143. chitter: sames as da outhouse  
144. outhouse: Outdoor toilet  
145. Sootie  
146. pits, The: drinkin place ...i think  
147. cabbage patch people: folks who walk along 3rd street  
148. Detroit Lions: Official name for the National Football Team in Detroit, MI. Part of the National Football Conference (NFC). The ...  
149. Big House, The: "The Big House" is the nickname for Michigan Stadium, where the University of Michigan Wolverines football team pla...  
150. A2: The City of Ann Arbor is often referred as A2 by many residents.  
 
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Gravy made from instant coffee and ham grease. it probably tastes better than it sounds, but the non-Alabama native may opt to take someone else's word for it.

Refers to the affable demeanor rumored to be common in the Twin Cities and the surrounding areas (although the validity of this stereotype is the subject of some disagreement).

In irresponsible (yet funny) fashion, the UW student government orchestrated an early-morning smattering of pink flamingos (over 1,000 of them) on the lawn in from of Bascom Hall. These shenanigans were typical of the student government in those days (this prank in 1979). For years pink flamingos would adorn apartments, dorm rooms, and front lawns around campus.

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.

A wishbone