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31. Powell's City of Books: Powell's City of Books is the largest used and new bookstore in the world. Located in downtown Portland, it occupie...  
32. Portlandia: A 36 foot tall sculpture by Raymond Kaskey, Portlandia is the second largest hammered copper statue in the United S...  
33. Urban Iditarod: Once a year, people race in teams around the city on a bar/city tour. Participants are in teams of 5 and are expec...  
34. PDX: The airport code for Portland, also a written nickname for the city.  
35. Couve, The: Short for ‘Vancouver,’ which is just north of Portland.  
36. Living Room, The: Pioneer Square was dubbed Portland’s living room as it is a place where just about everyone hangs out. Bums and dr...  
37. Dialed In: We claim this phrase. Meaning 'with it,' or 'going with full force.' Often refers to the concert scene where a know...  
38. Nordies: Short for Nordstrom’s, a major upscale retail store located downtown and in a few area malls. Often referenced der...  
39. Stumptown: Originally another nickname for Portland, now better known as the local coffee company.  
40. Milwaukee: The incorrect way to spell Milwaukie. Bam.  
41. Gateway: Gateway to everything you could ever want to see, from the Ocean to Crater Lake  
42. spendy: short for "expensive."  
43. Inner Southeast.: It means that you are South of East Burnside St. and East of the Willamette River. Inner means you are near the riv...  
44. East Bend Animal Hospital: Having veterinary laser therapy, orthopedic manipulation solutions, at East Bend Animal Hospital in Bend, OR, we ar...
45. Tienda Santa Maria: Mexican Market, Mexican Store, Mexican Goods Store, Mexican Grocery Store, Mexican Food, Convenience Store, Fruits,...
 
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Tyme is money, as the old Tyme slogan went...

1. To out of state folks "TYME machine" sounds like a "time machine". If you leave the state and ask for a TYME machine you will likely be given a blank stare. To us it is the generic term for a cash machine, to everyone else it is a futuristic machine that doesn't exist.

2. This is Madison speak for ATM. Many newcomers are puzzled when an old-school Wisconsinite asks them for a "Tyme machine."

1. (noun) Wisconsin ATM network founded in the mid-1970s. TYME is an acronym for "Take Your Money Everywhere" and was rolled out with a mascot named Annie Tyme.

2. Tyme is a brand name of ATM services that has machines throughout the state of Wisconsin. Many locals in Milwaukee learned what a "Tyme Machine" was before knowing what an ATM was. Even worse, many locals don't even use the word ATM at all, making an ATM search often frustrating for visitors. "Oh, you mean a Tyme Machine?" Also, when Milwaukee natives search for ATMs elsewhere, the locals think they're looking for a "time machine." This does not help our reputation!

3. An ATM or Cash Machine in Milwaukee-speak. If strangers are around and they hear you say, "I need to go to the Tyme Machine", you might get some odd looks as they think you're referring to a time travel machine like in the movie Back to the Future.

A nickname for Fort Worth, Texas.

(noun) Traffic light maneuver associated with Pittsburgh. It is when a the first car in either direction waiting for a stop light is allowed to (or claims the right to) turn left before the car facing the opposite direction proceeds straight ahead.

City north of Boston named for Paul Revere. EX: "I'm takin' my buddy to The Squiya in Reveah for his batchella pahty".