A person so transfixed by gambling machines that he or she becomes virtually oblivious to the rest of the world.
James Farley, Postmaster under FDR, said in 1936, "There are 47 states in the Union, and the Soviet of Washington." He alluded to the leftist movements in the state, particularly in Seattle where labor movements occurred post WWI when unsatisfactory efforts were made to improve wages after war-time wage controls.
Slang for the beer Milwaukee's Best.
A historic mansion that is now used to host visitors and events, and to offer bourbon tastings and house a bourbon cooking school.
Slang term for "westbank" - An area on the oppisite side of the mississippi river from new orleans.