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526. Pride Parade: NYC is quite tolerant of many unique lifestyles and cultures, but the annual (Gay) Pride Parade is the strongest sh...  
527. Strike, Annual: The best time for the Waste Disposal services to strike is the hottest days in summer, with trash cooking in the su...  
528. Harvard on the Hudson: An ironic reference to Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie's two-year school.  
529. Brett Favre: Future Hall-of-Famer Brett Favre was traded to the Jets after an illustrious career and heated soap opera saga with...  
530. Naked Cowboy: The Naked Cowboy is a street musician in Times Square who wears nothing but a cowboy hat, cowboy boots, and briefs....  
531. A-Rod: A-Rod's the nickname for the Yankee third baseman, Alex Rodriguez, who is often out of favor among New York fans fo...  
532. Broadway Brett: This is a new nickname for NFL legend Brett Favre after being traded to the New York Jets. The nickname is a play o...  
533. Larry Ellison: Larry Ellison is the founder and CEO of Oracle, as well as a New York City native. Ellison is the highest paid CEO ...  
534. Dome, The: A nickname for the Carrier Dome, the largest domed stadium located on any college campus. Constructed in 1979-1980,...  
535. Cloisters, The: The Cloisters are an extension of the Metropolitan Art Museum dedicated to the architecture and art of the European...
536. Pay-Rod: A play on Alex Rodriguez's nickname, "A-Rod". Rodriguez first got the nickname after signing an excessive $252 mill...  
537. Loisaida: The Spanish (or Spanglish) pronunciation of the Lower East Side of Manhattan. This neighborhood is largely Hispanic...  
538. Nuyorican: A word that means New York Puerto Rican, obviously coming from a combination of the two terms. The Puerto Rican pre...  
539. boricua: Boricua is a nickname for Puerto Ricans. Borinquen is what the native TaĆ­nos called what is now Puerto Rico. Puerto...  
540. Neorican: Neorican is a word used for a Puerto Rican living in New York or a native New Yorker of Puerto Rican descent. In Pu...  
 
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A slower version of Southern hip hop that includes techniques like beat skips and record scratches, originating in Houston some time in the 1990s.

When I first moved to the area, this is one of the odd foods I found out about that is a regional favorite. Squeaky cheese is simply a bit of the curd taken out before the rest of the cheese is aged. It squeaks when you eat it. People from 'round these parts take pride in their squeaky cheese.

A stupid person.

As used in Pittsburgh, the word means "lately" or "currently" as in "The gas prices are outrageous anymore."

The Drink - Booze/Alcohol "he has a problem with the drink"