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46. KP: A very popular term used for the bar and restaurant Kitchen Pass in Joplin  
47. KCMO: A common abbreviation for Kansas City, Missouri. "KC" is also used, but doesn't distinguish from Kansas City, Kansa...  
48. KC: Abbreviation for Kansas City.  
49. Plaza, The: Shorthand used to describe The Country Club Plaza.  
50. P&L: Nickname for Kansas City's Power and Light Disctrict, an indoor host to many bars and restaurants, as well as an ou...  
51. Sprint Center: The Sprint Center is a huge building downtown that hosts concerts, basketball games, and conventions. It is a major...  
52. Power & Light District: A very commercial area on the south side of the downtown loop. Popularly referred to as the P&L, the Power & Light ...  
53. Proud of Our Past, Shaping Our Future: Joplin's official motto  
54. Paris of the Plains: A cute nickname for Kansas City (and a nice try)  
55. Heart of America: Just as many other places do, Kansas City claims to be the heart of America.  
56. Queen City of the Ozarks: The official nickname of Springfield, although not quite as cool as Spring Vegas.  
57. Bread Co.: Slang for "Saint Louis Bread Company", known to the rest of the country as Panera Bread. Founded in Saint Louis.  
58. Birthplace of Sheryl Crow: Yes, Kennett does have a claim to fame and this is it. As you enter town there's even a sign that tells you about i...  
59. Rush: Rush Limbaugh is from Cape Girardeau and his family has practiced law in the city for many years. The federal court...  
60. 18th & Vine: Jazz district. Home of the Jazz Musuem and the Negro League Baseball Museum. Night spot on the east side. Very popu...  
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The all but defunct annual tradition of U of M students running naked through the streets of Ann Arbor in April after finishing winter semester.

Around the world people call them Buffalo wings. In Buffalo they're just "wings."

Refers to the extensive Internet resources offered by the Library of Congress.

Recently becoming trendy, this is an area of Brooklyn just over the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges from Manhattan. The letters stand for: Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass.

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."