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151. Engineers: Hockey team of RPI  
152. Sycaway: Middle class area in the uplands of Troy near its eastern border with the Town of Brunswick  
153. Saint Rose: A private roman catholic college located between Madison and Western Avenues in the Pine Hills Area. Known for tea...  
154. Albany Med: Albany Medical School, located adjoining Albany Medicial Center on New Scotland Avenue.  
155. Albany Law: Albany Law School, located on the south side of New Scotland Avenue across from Albany Med  
156. Downtown Campus: Refers to the original campus of SUNY Albany, between Washington and Western Avenues near Washington Park.  
157. Downtown Dorms: The original domitory complex of SUNY Albany between Washington and Western Avenues at Ontario Street, now shared b...  
158. Tanned Man, The: Refers to Mayor Jerry Jennings, in office in the 1990's and 2000's, he often appears in public with an artifical ta...  
159. Legs Diamonds: A prohibition era mobster known to frequent Albany.  
160. Pine Hills: Middle and working class neighbourhood roughly around Quail and Ontario Streets between Madison and Washington Aven...  
161. Danes: SUNY Albany's basketball team  
162. Uptown Campus: Refers to SUNY Albany's largest campus between Washington and Western Avenues at the western side of the city. Con...  
163. Stockade Area: The oldest section of the City of Schenectady originally surrounded by a wooden fortress called stockade. Located n...  
164. Bellevue: Lower middle class area in the east of the city bordering the Town of Rotterdam.  
165. Arent Van Cuyler  
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Keep Austin Weird was a slogan initiated by the Austin Small Business Alliance to help promote the city and its local businesses. Local street character Leslie Cochran didn't come up with the phrase, but...

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

Literally, "Is it not so?", a slurring of "ain't it, hey?". May be used after a statement of fact when one expects a response, reply, or nod of acknowledgement. Ex: "Dem Brewers is doin' good dis year, aina hey?".

1. Hafa Adai (pronounced "half a day") is "hello" in Guam's native Chamorro language. It's used more or less the same way as "aloha" is used as a greeting on the Hawaiian Islands.

2. Can also be close to "what's up" in its meaning. Just "hafa" is often used, but it's the informal usage.

A popular--and relatively new--nickname for the city of Houston, which refers to “chopped and screwed,” an authentically Houston style of music.