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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  
9. Middle Child Photography: At Middle Child Photography, we marry your unique style with our creativity. From fun and funky engagement shoots t...
10. Salon Couture: The highly-rated Salon Couture in Charleston, SC is well equipped with both the expertise and the infrastructure ne...
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Freedom Cage is the brilliantly oxymoronic name given to the small chunk of asphalt designated as the place of protest outside the Pepsi Center for the Democratic National Convention. The place is...

Dubbed "Touchdown Jesus" by Notre Dame alumni, "The Word of Life," constructed by Millard Sheets, is a mural on the face of the university's Hesburgh Library. Easily viewed from the football stadium, the piece features the looming figure of the resurrected Jesus with arms raised like a referee signaling a touchdown.

1. Italian swear word used commonly, since most of the city is Italian. Let's just say it's an f-word.

2. New York Italian slang for the "f word"

Original nickname for the Syracuse University sports teams. No, it has nothing to do with crackers, but rather Syracuse's prominence in the salt trade. The Saltine Warriors then became the Orangemen, and then the more gender-neutral Orange.

Big Papi is the nickname for superstar DH for the Red Sox, David Ortiz. Big Papi has been a media darling in Boston, as he has always been much friendlier than unpredictable long-time teammate, Manny Ramirez, who is now with the Dodgers. Ortiz is a native of the Dominican Republic.