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1. Butter Jesus: Also called "Touchdown Jesus". Unfortunately he was struck by lightning on June 15, 2010 and burned to the ground. ...
2. Skyline Chili: This late-night eatery is packed well into the wee hours. A Cincinnati institution whose signature take on chili ha...
3. Porkopolis: A nickname for Cincinnati in recognition of its former status as a major pork industry center.  
4. LeBron: To string people along and then betray them Example: "I told my buddy I'd help him fix his sink all week long, o...  
5. Porkopolis Tavern & Grill: A Cincinnati landmark, Porkopolis Tavern & Grill is a historic restaurant located atop Mount Adams. The building us...
6. Jake by the Lake, The: Nickname for Jacobs Field. Jacobs Field was the name for the stadium where the Cleveland Indians play. It is curren...  
7. Three Way: Spagetti topped with chilli and shredded cheddar cheese.  
8. Purple People Bridge: The common name of the Newport Southbank Bridge. Given its color and status as a pedestrian bridge, the nickname is...
9. Freedom Museum: The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center museum is far from light-hearted entertainment, but offers a valua...  
10. Green Papaya: A Thai and sushi place with an extensive menu and unusual options. Popular for their dine-in 'lunch boxes' and soo...  
11. Reds, The: Nickname for the Cincinnati Reds, America's first professional baseball team.  
12. Paul Brown Stadium: Home of the Cincinnati Bengals football team.  
13. Banks, The: A mixed residential, business, and nightlife section of the city located on the banks of the river.  
14. Virtual Fiesta: An event to raise money for Shoulder to Shoulder, a nonprofit that provides medical care to poor children.  
15. Over-the-Rhine: A historic district between the downtown and Clifton Heights sections of Cincinnati that retains many nuances of th...  
 
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"Who dat?" is the shorthand version of a cheer for the New Orleans Saints football team (2009 NFC Champs!). The entire cheer is: "Who dat? Who dat? Who dat say dey gonna beat dem Saints?" This phrase has been popularized by the New Orleans Saints, especially this year now that our dominant Saints team is hitting it big on the national stage.

1. The improper way to pronounce Louisville (LOOuhville).

2. This is how an outsider would pronounce Louisville. Some outsiders who've been to Louisville will try to pronounce the city's name like a local out of respect for the local pronunciation, and even go as far as to correct people when they pronounce it "LOO-ee-vill." I usually point out to these people that King Louis XVI's name is most often pronounced "LOO-ee" and not "LOO-uh." That's not to say that the local pronunciation is wrong, but that "LOO-ee-vill" is certainly valid. Besides, in English we almost always alter the pronunciation of places to fit our particular language and/or pronunciation. For example, is "Germany" the locals' word for Germany? In Iraq do the locals call their country "eye-RACK" or "eye-ROCK?" Let me help you out--they don't.

The rash one gets after swimming in Green Lake, a man-made lake located north of downtown on the other side of Lake Union. "The itch" is relatively harmless, but considering that it is caused by the many ducks and geese (and all that they secrete), it has caused many Seattlelites to swim elsewhere.

To bathe or shower.

Bags, also known as bean bag toss, is a nickname for Cornhole, a game originating in Ohio. The game requires two boards with a hole in them spaced approximately 30 feet apart. You then throw bean bags (or corn filled bags) towards the boards, with the goal of getting them in the hole. You score 3 points for getting a bag in the hole, and...