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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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Yankee fans wouldn't shut up about a curse that prevented the Red Sox from winning the World Series since 1918. That is, until the Red Sox won in 2004 to dispel such a myth.

This is a nickname for Ithaca. Ithaca claims to be the birthplace of the American ice cream sundae. A local soda fountain apparently experimented with candied cherries and cherry syrup on top of its ice cream. This Sunday special then caught on and spread across the country in soda fountains and with specialty syrups in grocer's aisles everywhere.

1. Boulder may be 25 square miles in area, but I wouldn't consider its surrounding a paragon of reality. I don't know that the folks in Aspen are in touch the reality of most Americans either.

2. Left-leaning? How about drastically left standing!

32 ounces of soda, normally obtained at a drive-thru window at a gas station. "Let's drive-thru for some 32s"

Take a left (while driving).