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Hazy, hot, and humid -- how local news anchors describe a typical summer day in D.C.

Sliding down snow or ice covered hills on "borrowed" cafeteria trays used as makeshift sleds or saucers, mostly by UW students, and particularly on the hill toward the lake from Observatory Drive near Elizabeth Waters Residence Hall (dorm), and less often down Bascom Hill or elsewhere around campus.

Short for "package store" and slang for a liquor store.

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'.

1. Pittsburgh speak for the preposition "with".

2. Meaning: with
Example: I'd like my cheesesteak wit onions.