Berkeley is known for its odd culture and political leanings, and has been since the 1960's. Berzerkeley is a nickname used to help capture the oddity that is Berkeley, especially UC Berkeley and its students.
Nickname for Atlanta that comes from the generally sticky-hot weather in the city.
The sulfuric stench produced by Tacoma's paper manufacturing mill.
New Orleans cemeteries (due to the high water table, people in New Orleans are buried above ground).