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1. Hotdish: A baked casserole dish that is commonly eaten in Minnesota homes. Popular varieties include Tator Tot hotdish, Par...  
2. Princess Kay of the Milky Way: The young woman who serves as Minnesota's state dairy princess wears the title of Princess Kay of the Milky Way, a ...  
3. Matt's Bar: Matt's Bar is a south Minneapolis establishment that is often credited with inventing the Jucy Lucy, a cheeseburger...
4. Jucy Lucy: A Jucy Lucy is a cheeseburger which has the cheese inside the beef patty rather than on top. The origin of the Jucy...  
5. Bunge Grain Tower: The Bunge Grain Tower is a dilapidated structure in Minneapolis' Como neighborhood. Nearby residents became con...
6. Drinkytown: A nickname for the Dinkytown area that is earned by the many rowdy college kids that live in the neighborhood.  
7. Dinkytown: On the north end of U of M's East Bank campus, Dinkytown is home to many a rowdy college student and is often jokin...  
8. Meat Raffle: Minnesota bars, particularly those Northeast Minneapolis are known for their meat raffles. Typically run by a chari...
9. Brett Favre: NFL's all-time passing leader and long-time Green Bay Packer, Brett Favre recently signed with the Vikings. While h...  
10. Minny: A slang nickname for Minneapolis.  
11. Trader Joe's: Finally, California's best has made it to the Twin Cities. Healthy, mostly organic food. A small grocery store, yet...  
12. Wedge, The: "The Wedge" is also the name of the local natural foods co-op.  
13. Pedal Pub: A pedal-powered pub that rolls through the streets of Northeast Minneapolis, carrying rowdy revelers from one bar t...
14. Spamtown USA: Austin is known as "Spamtown" because it's the headquarters of Hormel Foods, the makers of Spam, the famous canned ...  
15. McGolden: Minnesotans are famous in other states for their penchant for Michelob Golden beer, and often simply refer to it as...  
 
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Slugging is a form of hitchhiking in DC that benefits both the hitchhiker and the driver. The driver can use the much faster HOV lane after taking on a passenger.

1. A quintessential Rhode Island treat, made with milk and coffee syrup. Believe it or not, coffee milk is in fact the official state beverage.

2. There's hardly anything more Rhode Island than coffee milk. Out-of-staters at Brown are often confused...

She-had-a-boy-again is a play on the Sheboygan's name. I heard of this recently when speaking with a friend of mine who's a Sheboygan native. As far as my friend knows, the meaning doesn't go any deeper than the phonetic relationship.

Honolulu's (as well as the rest of Hawaii's) area code is 808. People will sometimes say "representin' the 808" to identify themselves as Hawaiians.

An old, experienced Alaskan, the opposite of cheechako