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16. Capital of the World, The: A nickname for New York City.  
17. Feathered Rats: "Flying rats" is actually a more common term for pigeons than "feathered rats."  
18. Fulton Ferry Landing: Great views of Manhattan from this Brooklyn location on the water at the end of Old Fulton St. It's at the base of ...
19. Bridge & Tunnel: Manhattanites refer to those who commute into Manhattan by bridge or by tunnel as "B&T"s, occasionally as an indica...  
20. Wings, NOT Buffalo Wings: Around the world people call them Buffalo wings. In Buffalo they're just "wings."  
21. Peter Luger's: The Peter Luger Steak House in Brooklyn, considered by many to be the best Steak House in NYC.  
22. borough: NYC is made up of five "boroughs." Each borough represents a different county of New York State. Manhattan makes up...  
23. Dirty Jersey: Refers to neighboring New Jersey, home state of the food additive industry and the Toxic Avenger  
24. Nuts 4 Nuts: All over Manhattan, you'll find Nuts 4 Nuts stands on street corners, in parks, etc. The smell will get you, and t...
25. Jacques Torres Chocolate: A small chocolate shop on Water St near the Brooklyn Bridge. It is famous for its hot chocolate. You can either get...
26. Momofuku Ssam Bar: Excellent restaurant by David Chang that sports an eclectic, ever-changing menu. Expect a wait at peak hours becaus...  
27. Student Ghetto, The: Refers to the enclave of undergrads housed around the corner of Quail Street and Western Avenue.  
28. City, The: People refer to the entire borough of Manhattan as "the city." For example, someone in Brooklyn might say: "I don'...  
29. Brooknam: Combining "Brooklyn" and "Vietnam," this is a nickname for Brooklyn.  
30. Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Walkway: Above the automobile lanes, the Brooklyn Bridge has a wide walkway for pedestrians and cyclists. This is a wonderf...
 
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A quintessential Rhode Island treat, made with milk and coffee syrup. Believe it or not, coffee milk is in fact the official state beverage.

She-had-a-boy-again is a play on the Sheboygan's name. I heard of this recently when speaking with a friend of mine who's a Sheboygan native. As far as my friend knows, the meaning doesn't go any deeper than the phonetic relationship.

A coffee crawl is like a bar crawl, but for coffeehouses. A local tour company, Seattle By Foot, stages these crawls on weekends, offering the opportunity to experience Seattle's coffee shops, which constitute ground zero for many coffee enthusiasts. And, yes, there's more than just Starbucks on the tour!

Nickname for Portland because of all the rainfall it receives. Puddletown has made its way into popular PDX culture, as it's commonly affixed to names of businesses, sports teams, et al.

An act first practiced at Brookfield Central High School in the mid-1990s. Several students from the Milwaukee suburb of Brookfield, being of a gentle disposition, sought a safer and more sanitary form of humiliation than the traditional swirlie, which involves holding someone's head in a toilet and then flushing. The new "Brookfield swirlie" consisted of holding the victim's head down on...