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  1. City of Brotherly Love and Cheesesteak
  2. City of Brotherly Love and Cheesesteak
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Local slang for a type of hard-shell clam, later, a fictional suburb of Providence featured on the "Family Guy" television show.

People jokingly refer to Cambridge as the "People's Republic" because of its left-leaning residents.

The subject of a famous legend regarding a rich gold mine in the Superstition Mountains-likely exaggerated, but based on the life of "forty-niner" Jacob Waltz in the 1800s. Some people still venture into the mountains looking for the hidden 'treasure'.

A "trilobite bill" passed in the State Legislature in 1986 to make the trilobite the Wisconsin state fossil. These creatures roamed the shallow watery areas of what is now Wisconsin some 400+ million years ago.

The silly, yet well-documented, correlation between the price of a subway ride and a slice of pizza in New York City. Also called the "pizza principle".