This is what many Pinkberry-crazed people call their precious frozen yogurt dessert.
1. A parish is actually Louisiana speak for 'county'. The Orleans Parish shares the same boundaries as the New Orleans city limits, but other parishes within the state contain different cities and towns, just as counties do in other states.
2. The New Orleans version of a county.
People's Republic of Austin is a nickname for the liberal capital city of Texas. "People's Repuplic" is a namesake often employed by Marxist states, such as People's Republic of China.
Refers to the affable demeanor rumored to be common in the Twin Cities and the surrounding areas (although the validity of this stereotype is the subject of some disagreement).
1. Normally a small strip of land that separates two bodies of water, 'isthmus' often refers to the city of Madison itself, which is indeed an isthmus between Lakes Mendota and Monona. "The Isthmus" is also a local newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin.
2. A weekly Madison newspaper published on Thursdays. The paper includes local news, restaurant listings, movie times and reviews, a community guide, classifieds and personals. The paper is well-known for having a liberal slant.