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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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Coffee laced with chicory. Rumored to have originated in New Orleans during the Civil War, when the city was under a federal blockade and could not import enough coffee, which necessitated blending...

The culmination of all run off and spillage from the beer vendors at a Madison Mallards game. The extra beer runs down a funnel into a bucket. Not for the faint of heart, but it doesnt taste all that bad, a little flat maybe.

Brew/movie, relating to any number of theaters that serve beer. Popular ones are Kennedy School, Laurelhurst, Baghdad.

A blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow on Birmingham, unusual given the snowfall average of about half-an-inch.

Don't forget to bring a blanket!

1. In the summer months, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra holds free concerts on the capitol square in Madison every Wednesday night.

2. 2010 will see the 27th year of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra playing at Concert on the Square. 2010 dates will be: June 30th, 2010 July 7th, 2010 July 14th, 2010 July 28th, 2010 August 4th, 2010 That's six straight Wednesdays, with all concerts starting at 7:00 PM. As always, C on the S is BYOB and open to the public. Bring your bug spray just in case.