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1. Tyler Hansbrough: One of the most venerated basketball players in North Carolina's decorated basketball history. Just today he won th...  
2. Queen City, The: The nickname for Charlotte, NC. The Queen City refers to Queen Charlotte who was the wife of King George III and wh...  
3. Rock, The: A nickname for Rockingham Speedway  
4. Carolina Panthers: Official name for the National Football League team in Charlotte, NC. Part of the National Football Conference. T...  
5. Charlottean: The hard-to-pronounce name for people that were born and raised here.  
6. Mugsy: Nickname for long-time Charlotte Hornets guard Tyrone Bogues, the scrappy little point guard who--until recently--h...  
7. Boro, The: Nickname for Greensboro  
8. Nicholas Sparks: Resident of New Bern and author of best-selling novels that are great material for chick flics. His hit "The Notebo...  
9. Touron: Combination of the words "tourist" and "moron" to describe the many loud, obnoxious tourists who visit the Outer Ba...  
10. Jacksonville Ninja: A dude who hangs out on the roadside and does a seemingly incessant dance routine accompanied by his boom box. He i...  
11. City of Churches, The: Nickname for Charlotte because of its prominence in a number of different Christian faiths, including Southern Pres...  
12. Hornet's Nest: Nickname ascribed to Charlotte that dates back to the Revolutionary War when Charlotte residents clashed with Briti...  
13. Charlotte Hornets: NBA franchise stolen by New Orleans, the Hornets name better suits Charlotte, nicknamed the "Hornet's Nest" by Gene...  
14. Tar Heel: Tar Heel is a nickname applied to the the state and residents of North Carolina. "Tar Heel" is also the nickname of...  
15. Research Triangle: Also referred to as simply "The Triangle", this is a region in the Piedmont of North Carolina in the United States,...  
 
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When we see Canadian tourists, they are called 'the 905' due to their area code. The Canadian tourists are known to be bad drivers, bad tippers, and just rude.

A Three Way (spagetti, chilli and cheddar cheese) plus red beans AND diced onions.

1. Because of its elevation of roughly 2,600 feet, Bluefield has relatively mild summers, earning the nickname "Nature's Air Conditioned City".

2. I grew up in Bluefield and it never really gets hot enough to swim outside even in the dead of summer.

Milwaukee-speak for clear soda, such as 7-Up or Sprite.

This is a name commonly used for bicycle rickshaws that generally transport tourists around the city. The "driver" names their prices usually, so make sure you ask before your ride starts exactly how much it will cost.