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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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A baked casserole dish that is commonly eaten in Minnesota homes. Popular varieties include Tator Tot hotdish, Party Potatoes (aka Funeral Potatoes), Green Bean casserole and Wild Rice casserole. Many of these are cooked with Campbell's Soup such as Cream of Chicken.

A (largely derogatory) nickname for people who live in/hang out in the Milwaukee suburb of West Allis. See also 'Stallis.

Hazy, hot, and humid -- how local news anchors describe a typical summer day in D.C.

Sarcastic reference to Santa Monica's tenant-friendly rent-control laws. The expression is popular among landlords in Santa Monica, a suburb of Los Angeles.

1. An adjective used to describe something that is Wisconsin-like, or a noun that simply means Wisconsinite. Wisconsinites are often called "Sconnies" outside of the state. The word is now gaining traction within Wisconsin as well, largely the result of the company "Sconnie Nation" that was founded by two UW-Madison students in their Lakeshore dorm room.

2. I beg to differ: my friends and I were using the term "Sconnie" during college in Madison in the 80's. I first heard it from a good friend who hailed from Oshkosh. He now lives in Seattle, and we bought some of the original Sconnie Nation sweatshirts several years ago and had a reunion, specifically to mourn the fact the WE didn't copyright the term. The Sconnie Nation owners can confirm this.

3. Although many naysayers are correct in saying that "Sconnie" is not a term often used by real Wisconsinites, it is certainly a legitimate term, as it is used in other states in reference to Wisconsinites. In Michigan, a Sconnie is someone from Wisconsin.

4. A bogus term made up to sell t-shirts. True Wisconsinites will confirm that no one from Wisconsin uses this term to refer to each other.