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46. Quarry, The: A shopping center convenient to the University of Minnesota.  
47. Dome, The: The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, where the University of Minnesota Gophers football team play.  
48. Barn, The: Williams Arena, home of the University of Minnesota Gophers basketball team.  
49. CityPages: The weekly news and arts paper for Minneapolis and St. Paul.  
50. CityPages: The weekly news and arts paper for Minneapolis and St. Paul.  
51. Cities, The: Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area.  
52. Outstate: How people inside the metropolitan Minneapolis/St. Paul area refers to the rest of Minnesota.  
53. Outstate: How people inside the metropolitan Minneapolis/St. Paul area refers to the rest of Minnesota.  
54. Grand Ave: In St. Paul, a popular shopping area.  
55. CafĂ© Latte: An eatery in St. Paul that offers a gourmet "cafeteria", a bakery and a pizza/wine bar.  
56. Red Balloon Bookstore: An independent children's bookstore on Grand Avenue in St. Paul.  
57. Grand Old Day: A summertime celebration on Grand Avenue in St. Paul, to benefit the historic street and its merchants.  
58. Cities, The: A nickname referring to the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.  
59. Cheeseheads: Anyone from Wisconsin.  
60. Pulse TC: The Twin Cities' once popular but now defunct progressive/independent newspaper.  
 
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Coffee laced with chicory. Rumored to have originated in New Orleans during the Civil War, when the city was under a federal blockade and could not import enough coffee, which necessitated blending the coffee with chicory root. Chicory is added to coffee in other parts of the world, including Madras and Belgium. Made famous at Cafe Du Monde on Jackson Square.

Tyme is money, as the old Tyme slogan went...

1. To out of state folks "TYME machine" sounds like a "time machine". If you leave the state and ask for a TYME machine you will likely be given a blank stare. To us it is the generic term for a cash machine, to everyone else it is a futuristic machine that doesn't exist.

2. This is Madison speak for ATM. Many newcomers are puzzled when an old-school Wisconsinite asks them for a "Tyme machine."

1. The hodag is the official mascot of the Rhinelander area. The mythical beast is the the local high school's mascot. The University of Wisconsin-Madison's ultimate frisbee team has followed suit. They're called the Wisconsin Hodags.

2. The mascot for the Rhinelander area, the hodag is a mythical creature that resembles a large horned lizard-like beast.

Red and green chile sauce together with the same dish.

1. Officially called the "The Great Dane Duck Blind", this is of the ways you can watch the Madison Mallards baseball team. The Duck Blind tickets include all you can eat food and all you can drink beverages (beer and soda). Of course there is plenty of Great Dane beer.

2. They call it the "Duck Blind" because nobody watches the games. I was there last night and almost got hit in the head by an errant foul ball. Having my life flash before my eyes was just an added bonus to an already great time. The entrance fee is a little spendy ($30 with beer, or $25 for just soda), but you can eat and drink all you want for several hours, and maybe even watch some baseball if you care to take a gander. (Yes, that's Mallard humor.)