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A reference to the Detroit Red Wings hockey team when they lose.

This is slang for the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder's meeting. Warren Buffett's thousands of cult followers descend upon Omaha to hear the oracle utter his words of humble wisdom.

1. Also referred to as the Ban roll-on building, just as a similar building in Portland, Oregon is called.

2. A common nickname for the Second and Seneca Building because of its resemblance to the blue, dome-headed droid in Star Wars.

A nickname for Cincinnati in recognition of its former status as a major pork industry center.

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.