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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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Montana is known as the "Last Best Place" to locals. After the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski, was captured in a remote cabin outside Lincoln, Montana, Montana became pretty popular in the media as a great hiding place. People were actually printing t-shirts with an outline of the state of Montana, a depiction of Ted Kaczynski's headshot with his unkempt hair, as well as the "Last Best Place" mantra with the word "hiding" scribbled in between 'best' and 'place.'

Giles Corey utter these words during the Salem Witch Trials. Accused of being a warlock, Corey was arrested on April 18, 1692. At that time, a person could not be tried unless he entered a plea of "guilty" or "not guilty." When Corey refused to plea, he was tortured by the authorities, who laid a heavy board on top of him and placed large stones on the board. Every time they asked for a plea, Corey simply said, "More weight." Eventually Corey was crushed to death. Visitors to the Witch City can see Corey's grave marker, and the Witch Trials Memorial, in Salem Cemetery.

Yerp is a new form of greeting someone. It can be used in a variety of scenarios effectively. Like for example if someone is down the hallway you can yerp to get their attention. Or you can also answer the phone and say yerp to start the conversation

Forbes Magazine bestowed this honor upon the Mile-High city in light of its record breaking contraceptive sales.

1. Taking place the night before Halloween, youngsters take the opportunity to hurl foodstuffs (like eggs and cabbage, hence the name) at people and houses. Mischief Night seems quite descriptive, but Bostonians like to have their own names for things.

2. October 30th, the night before Halloween; elsewhere known as "mischief night".