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541. AAH-ringe: This is how a New Yorker might say "orange".  
542. Murray's: In the West Village, this is one of the best cheese shops in the country because of its amazing cheese selection an...
543. SoHo: A neighborhood in the Manhattan borough of NYC that means "South of Houston." This is just one of New York City's a...  
544. J-Lo: Popular nickname for actress and singer Jennifer Lopez. She's from the Bronx and is currently married to fellow "ne...  
545. Marc Anthony: Marc Anthony is a New York City native who sings ballads in both English and Spanish. His given name is Marco Anton...  
546. Sultan of Swat: One of the nicknames for New York Yankees legend Babe Ruth.  
547. Great Bambino, The: A nickname for Babe Ruth, the legendary New York Yankee.  
548. Hungarian Pastry Shop: Not at all fancy, but features amazing pastries/baked goods. Located just a few blocks from the Columbia campus.  
549. Bronxite: Those that are from the Bronx.  
550. Brooklynite: Someone who lives in Brooklyn, NY. Funny enough, someone from Brooklyn speaks Brooklynese.  
551. Brooklynese: The dialect of speech spoken by someone who grew up and lives in Brooklyn.  
552. Sex and the City: The smash-hit sitcom was based on Candance Bushnell's column "Sex and the City" that was printed in the New York Ob...  
553. Time Warner: Time Warner is a huge media conglomerate headquartered in New York City. It's traded on the NYSE under the ticker s...  
554. Big Apple, The: A nickname for New York City.  
555. Gotham: A nickname for New York City. Gotham City is a fictional city used in DC Comics, but it is said to be modeled afte...  
 
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An avocado.

The old name for Albuquerque. The first 'r' was removed back in the 19th Century after Anglos had a hard time with the original Spanish pronunciation.

(noun) Common nickname for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, a daily newspaper.

Many Missourians refer to their state as Misery, often refferring to the unpredictable weather.

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.