(noun) Nickname for Minneapolis, particularly in the 1980s and 1990s; meant as a contrast to "The Big Apple", New York City.
This is August 15 and a few days on either side. When all the leases in the central city turn over at the same time, many students and other renters leave vast piles of unwanted belongings on the curb as they change apartments. These items are often taken home by others as the population garbage picks the piles. When someone asks where you got an item, you reply "Hippie Christmas."
A mythical six-legged cat; the mascot of Conway High School.
Milwaukee-speak for clear soda, such as 7-Up or Sprite.
A derogatory local nickname for Albany invoked by its more disenchanted residents.