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The "Gum Wall" is just that, a wall of a building with chewed gum stuck to it. It's an odd landmark found at the famous Pike Place Market.

Gypsy cab is the word for the black town cars that roam the boroughs looking for people who need a ride. If you are standing at the curb, they might pull up to see if you need a cab. In certain parts of the city (the Bronx, parts of Brooklyn, etc.) it is rare to find a yellow cab on duty (unless they just dropped someone off and are headed back to Manhattan), so you need to either call for a car company, or rely on gypsy cabs. It is recommended...

The technical definition is an adjective used to describe something as cheap or inferior. New Yorkers use it as a term encompassing all of the souvenirs sold in Times Square that tourists take home with them to remind them of their trip to New York City. (I mean, what else would you call a melamine ash tray shaped like a yellow taxi?) AKA kitsch. Individual items of schlock or kitsch are known as tchotchkes.

Minnesota bars, particularly those Northeast Minneapolis are known for their meat raffles. Typically run by a charity, raffle tickets usually sell for $1 apiece and winners get to choose their cut of meat.

The boundary between Detroit and Detroit's northern suburbs in Oakland and Macomb Counties. Also known as 8 mile, it has served as cultural dividing line between the predominantly poor African-American city and its wealthier, predominantly white northern suburbs.