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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 cheesesteak with Provolone cheese and onions.

"Barney"; A Harvard Student, or when used more generally, a Cambridge Resident.

Jersey slang for tourists.

The Plastic Pink Flamingo was voted Madison's official city bird today. The alders were inspired by a prank pulled by a UW student group 30 years ago that planted 1,000 such creatures in the lawn in front of Bascom Hall.

The young woman who serves as Minnesota's state dairy princess wears the title of Princess Kay of the Milky Way, a name selected in a Department of Agriculture contest over fifty years ago. Princess Kay is crowned each August the night before the opening of the Minnesota State Fair, and she makes appearances not only during the Fair's 12-day run, but all year long. She is generally the daughter of dairy farmers. While at the fair, both Princess Kay and the runner-ups sit in a refrigerator in the Empire Commons building and have a replica of their head sculpted out of butter.