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121. U of M: (noun) Very common nickname for the University of Minnesota; also mentioned in the school song, the "Minnesota Rous...  
122. Minnesota Rouser: (noun) Longtime school song of the University of Minnesota.  
123. Tangletown: (noun) South Minneapolis neighborhood known for its curvy streets (hence the name) bordered by I-35W, 46th Street, ...  
124. EP: Shorthand nickname for Eden Prairie, pronounced as the two letters: E P.  
125. Graffiti Bridge: Graffiti Bridge was a former railroad bridge that crossed Valley View Road, only allowing a single lane of traffic ...  
126. Edina Prairie: A slang expression referring to the area in the southwestern Twin Cities metropolitan area dominated by the cites o...  
127. Paisley Park: Prince's recording studios located on Highway 5 at Audubon Road.  
128. Temple of ECK: Golden, ziggurat-topped headquarters of the ECKANKAR religion.  
129. Cake Eater: An originally derisive (yet, now humorously accepted) term for an Edina resident, which highlights the stereotype o...  
130. Chan: A shortened form of Chanhassen, used when locals want to save a few syllables when talking about the city.  
131. Lion's Tap: A restaurant/bar off of Flying Cloud Drive, famous for their hamburgers.  
132. Chanhassen Dinner Theatres: A well-known and longtime dinner theatre that stages professional productions of plays and musicals.  
133. MOA: A shortened form of Mall of America.  
134. BFM: A shortened form for Mall of America, standing for big, frickin' mall. See also: MOA.  
135. Good Neighbor to the Northwest, The: (noun) Longtime slogan of WCCO, 830 AM. More commonly "The Good Neighbor" in more recent years.  
 
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1. This is August 15 and a few days on either side. When all the leases in the central city turn over at the same time, many students and other renters leave vast piles of unwanted belongings on the curb as they change apartments. These items are often taken home by others as the population garbage picks the piles. When someone asks where you got an item, you reply "Hippie Christmas."

2. Most leases in Madison, Wisconsin go from August 15th to August 14th of the following year. Many students are stuck in no man's land from noon on the 14th to noon on 15th while the owners are turning over the apartments. Some people camp out overnight guarding their earthly possessions. In the aftermath of this multiple-day circus plenty of rancid old pieces of furniture are left out on the curb for opportunistic hippies to snatch.

3. Whether it makes them hippies or not, many UW students wait for Hippie Christmas to furnish their new (but not very new) apartments. It costs a lot of money to furnish a place and college students are often strapped for cash. The trick is to find something that isn't drenched beyond repair. Many finds are quite salvageable.

This is what 'water' sounds like when pronounced by a local Philadelphian.

A Colorado-style pizza, made with honey in the crust and often topped with a spicy sauce.

Means "you should believe me when I say this". May be used at the beginning or end of a sentence. Ex: "Believe you me, Peter, they are up to no good."

Trenton has its own 'style' of this lawn game, where one pitches round metal quoits (sort of like metal hoops or rings) at a target.