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1. Battery, The: A nickname for Battery Park in Charleston.  
2. Drayton Hall: Built between 1738 and 1742, Drayton Hall is the oldest preserved plantation house in America that is open to the p...  
3. Holy City, The: A nickname for Charleston based on the many churches in the city.  
4. Chuck Town: A nickname for Charleston, SC.  
5. Coke: What many of the locals call a soda. When you order a drink (Mountain Dew, Coca-cola, Pepsi, etc.), you just ask fo...  
6. Hugo'd: Referring to something that was damaged or destroyed during Hurricane Hugo in 1989. The hurricane made landfall as ...  
7. Lady in Black: A nickname for Darlington Raceway  
8. Track to Tough to Tame, The: A nickname for Darlington Raceway  
 
 
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Referring to something that was damaged or destroyed during Hurricane Hugo in 1989. The hurricane made landfall as a category 4 storm and did extensive damage to downtown Charleston as well as the northern suburbs of Mount Pleasant, Sullivan's Island, and Isle of Palms.

The 13th step of the State Capitol Building (on the west side) happens to be situated exactly one mile (5280 feet) above sea level.

Potatoes

1. Question from an Italian beef vendor about whether you would like it dipped in the juice or not.

2. Chicagoans used to refer to Italian Beef as "Dago Beef," but this practice has been phased out in the last few decades as the term has been recognized as highly offensive.

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