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1. Lou, The: Not to be confused with the Loo, The Lou is a slang term for St. Louis.  
2. Where did you go to high school?: A common question in Saint Louis upon meeting someone. It is thought that meaningful stereotypes can be made of a p...  
3. Fro Yo: Frozen yogurt.  
4. Mound City: A nickname for St. Louis, originating in the Native American burial mounds that were once common to the city.  
5. Bunny, The: Refers to an interesting statue of a rabbit in 'thinker pose' located on the Washington University campus.  
6. Half and Half: A plate of half chicken tenders and half french fries.  
7. Flatbread: Pizza  
8. St. Louis Rams: Official name for the National Football League team in St. Louis, MO. Part of the National Football Conference (NF...  
9. Kansas City Chiefs: Official name for the National Football League team in Kansas City, MO. Part of the American Football Conference (...  
10. Loop, The: The Delmar Loop, between Des Peres Rd and Trinity Blvd. Frequented by college students.  
11. MySpace Hoax: Dardenne Prairie made the news on October 16, 2006 when Megan Meier, who had a history of depression and ADD, hange...  
12. Shakespeare's Pizza: Shakespeare's Pizza is probably the most famous restaurant in Columbia. Every man, woman, child and student know ab...  
13. Kayak's: A popular coffee shop with University students, at the intersection of Skinker Blvd. and Forest Park Parkway  
14. Toasted Ravioli: deep fried meat ravioli  
15. Ultimate: Ultimate frisbee, a popular warm-weather activity.  
 
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Phrase describing those who frequent the shops and restaurants along South Congress Avenue and are way cooler than you.

noun - called the "easement" or "treelawn" in other localities, the "devil-strip" is what we call the grassy strip between the street and the sidewalk.

Region of New York State in which Utica resides. James Fenimore Cooper (the most famous bad writer in American Literature) set his "Leatherstocking Tales" in this region.

The 13th step of the State Capitol Building (on the west side) happens to be situated exactly one mile (5280 feet) above sea level.

Paczki's are deep-fried Polish doughnuts which mark the beginning of Lent, and are most often consumed on "Fat Tuesday." Traditionally, these rich doughnuts were intended to use all of the forbidden lard, sugar, eggs, and fruit in one's house before the season of abstinence began. These flattened spheres are often dusted with powdered sugar or a simple glaze. Popular fillings include prunes, rose-petal jam, and apricot, though Paczkis can also be found with more common fillings such as Bavarian cream, raspberry jam, or custard.