1. Hafa Adai (pronounced "half a day") is "hello" in Guam's native Chamorro language. It's used more or less the same way as "aloha" is used as a greeting on the Hawaiian Islands.
2. Can also be close to "what's up" in its meaning. Just "hafa" is often used, but it's the informal usage.
Citywide catastrophe rumored to have been started by the "O'Leary cow." As legend goes, the O'Leary cow kicked over a lantern in the O'Leary farm which started to spread throughout the city. Every building in the city, which was made out of wood then, was either damaged or destroyed with the exception of the Water Tower which stands to this day.
1. A nickname for Seattle that hearkens back to the Alaska Gold Rush, when prospectors would get outfitted in Seattle and then travel north along the Inside Passage to Alaska.
2. A (laughable) nickname for Seattle. Seattle is perhaps more aptly described as the Gateway to the Pacific.
A nickname for the Port of Miami, due to the brisk business of passenger cruises situated here.
1. Question from an Italian beef vendor about whether you would like it dipped in the juice or not.
2. Chicagoans used to refer to Italian Beef as "Dago Beef," but this practice has been phased out in the last few decades as the term has been recognized as highly offensive.