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1. In New York City, when you order a "slice," it is assumed that you are ordering a slice of plain cheese pizza. If you say: "Give me a slice," then you'll be handed a slice of cheese pizza. If you want toppings, you need to specify your slice (ie: "I'll have a slice of pepperoni.").

2. In NYC, it is very common to "grab a slice" as you're walking somewhere. Pizza, that is. People in this city all seem to be able to eat and walk at the same time with ease, and street-front windows where you can grab a slice to go are plentiful!

Recently becoming trendy, this is an area of Brooklyn just over the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges from Manhattan. The letters stand for: Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass.

A nickname for the city of Indianapolis, a reference to the circular shape of its city limits.

Word sometimes used at the end of a Milwaukeean's sentence, often when requesting something. EXAMPLES: "Come over here once" or "Let me see that once".

In January 1996, a blizzard hit and shut down NYC. Hundreds of stranded travelers were forced to live in the terminals of JFK Airport for two days, since even buses and taxis were immobilized.