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61. Yinzer: Someone with a strong Pittsburgh accent  
62. Three Mile Island: The meltdown at Three Mile Island nuclear power plant near Middletown, Pennsylvania, on March 28, 1979, was the mos...
63. Provolone Wit: A cheesesteak with Provolone cheese and onions.  
64. Pittsburgh Left: (noun) Traffic light maneuver associated with Pittsburgh. It is when a the first car in either direction waiting fo...  
65. Independence Hall: Place where the Declaration of Independence was read to the public and debated. It also was the original home of t...  
66. Philadelphia Eagles: Official name for the National Football League team in Philadelphia, PA. Part of the National Football Conference ...  
67. Pittsburgh Steelers: Other pronounciations, "Stillers"  
68. Center City: The downtown area of Philadelphia  
69. Old City: Philly's oldest neighborhood, the area featuring the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and many other historical lan...  
70. South Philly: A nickname for South Philadelphia, the area featuring the city's professional sports complex, famous cheese steak p...  
71. West Philly: A nickname for the section of Philadelphia west of the Schuylkill River, sometimes referred to as "University City"...  
72. Liberty Bell: The famous, 2000-pound bronze bell with the signature crack is on public display at the Liberty Bell Center on Mark...
73. City Pidgeon: A version of City Chicken (which is a skewered concoction of veal and pork unique to Pittsburgh)made with cheaper i...  
74. Parkway, The: A commonly used local reference to the Penn-Lincoln Parkway.  
75. Civic Arena, The: Now officially but not commonly called the Carnegie Mellon Arena and home to the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team.  
 
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A nickname originally given to the Elmira Civil War Prison Camp by its Confederate prisoners. Hellmira can still be used as a derogatory term for the city of Elmira itself.

A rose bush or thorn bush

A nickname for Manitowoc for its location on Lake Michigan. I'm not sure why they it's capital with an '-ol' at the end--because I'm pretty sure Manitowoc isn't a building--but that's how it's spelled on the city's marketing literature, including the sign when coming into town.

Sunny P is a local nickname for Sun Prairie. I guess it's a takeoff of the orange juice like drink, Sunny D.

A french-style doughnut, typically dusted with powdered sugar and accompanied by a cup of chicory-laced cafe au lait. Made famous in Cafe Du Monde, located in the old French Market on Jackson Square.