1. Flip-flops. Origin: the Spanish word "chancletas", meaning sandals.
Region of New York State in which Utica resides. James Fenimore Cooper (the most famous bad writer in American Literature) set his "Leatherstocking Tales" in this region.
In the midst of the debate over the Iraq war, a few US congressmen exercised their freedom to slight the French by renaming french fries and french toast in the congressional cafeteria. Enter "Freedom Fries".
1. "Smurf Turf" is a common nickname for Bronco Stadium at Boise State University. It is the only blue astro-turf field in the nation.
2. Boise State is no longer the only collegiate football team to play on a blue field. The University of New...
Very bad windy storm spinning off the coast causing ferocious northeast winds.
EX: "Mary, get the shovels outta the cella, looks like we're in for a northeastah tonight".