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Pop, donchaknow?

There isn't a consensus on how to say "soft drink" in Madison. Students who go to the UW from the west side of the state tend to say "pop," whereas people from the east side of the state, typically from the Milwaukee area, say "soda" (and laugh at anyone who says anything else).

A traffic light - otherwise known in other parts of the US as a stop light...

A nickname for the city of La Crosse itself. La Crosse is Wisconsin's main city on the western edge of the state. Also, it happens to be right up against the Mississippi, which is why many liken it to a coastal town (albeit facetiously).

1. "Bennies" is more from the Jersey Shore and refers to people from other parts of the area visiting during the summer.

B=Bayonne
E=Edison
N=Northern NJ
N=NYC ...ies

2. Jersey slang for tourists.

A nickname for Staten Island originated by Wu-Tang Clan (who are from Staten Island).