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.