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1. Penntrification: Refers to the gentrifying effect of the University of Pennsylvania on the West Philadelphia area.  
2. N'at: Slang for "and that". There are even pizza places called "Pizza N'At"  
3. Anymore: As used in Pittsburgh, the word means "lately" or "currently" as in "The gas prices are outrageous anymore."  
4. City Chicken: A skewered concoction of veal and pork unique to Pittsburgh.  
5. Whiz Wit: A cheesesteak with Cheese Whiz and onions.  
6. Coffee Regular: Coffee with cream and sugar.  
7. Jawn: Thing  
8. Philly Cheese Steak: The famous Philadelphia sandwich, a long roll stuffed with thinly sliced steak and dripping with melted cheese.  
9. Crick: Creek, river, stream, etc.  
10. Denver Boot: A device attached to the wheel of a car by Pittsburgh Police in order to immobilize the vehicle and aid in the enfo...  
11. Get a bath: To bathe or shower.  
12. Gum Bands: This slang for rubber bands in Pittsburgh speak, not to be confused with bubble gum bands, which are singing groups...  
13. Buggy: A supermarket shopping cart.
14. East Carson Street: A funky neighborhood in South Side Pittsburgh that features bars, tattoo shops and eclectic shopping.  
15. Oakland: One of the "surrounding Pittsburgh" neighborhoods and home to the University of Pittsburgh.  
 
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The name of way too many streets in Atlanta. First of all, there's the main Peachtree-related drag, which changes its name every time locals get comfortable. Peachtree Road/Street/Industrial Boulevard. Are you kidding me?

Other Peachtree roadways include Peachtree Drive, Peachtree Circle, Peachtree Avenue. People say there are 71 Peachtree variations (and not the paltry 40 mentioned in another definition. Can we put a stop to this?

The "Gum Wall" is just that, a wall of a building with chewed gum stuck to it. It's an odd landmark found at the famous Pike Place Market.

Nickname for the Phoenix metropolitan area.

A cheesesteak with Provolone cheese and onions.

Around the world people call them Buffalo wings. In Buffalo they're just "wings."