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1. Dan Cook: Sports guy that coined the famous saying "It ain't over till the fat lady sings."  
2. Central Distressway: Nickname for the Central Expressway (or I-75) because of its horrible congestion.  
3. People's Republic of Austin: People's Republic of Austin is a nickname for the liberal capital city of Texas. "People's Repuplic" is a namesake ...  
4. Leslie: Despite rumors over his supposed death, Leslie is recovering quite nicely from his recent fall and subsequent brain...  
5. Corpus Time: Refers to the laid-back atmosphere, where it is not uncommon for people to arrive 10 minutes late for meetings  
6. more SoCo than thou: Phrase describing those who frequent the shops and restaurants along South Congress Avenue and are way cooler than ...  
7. Selahdor: This nickname for Dallas must be pretty deep "underground" because I have never heard anything like it for the city...  
8. Zebra's Head: You can find out more at www.thezebrashead.com . Store hours, location, even product listings with links! You shoul...  
9. Drowning Pool: Another hard rock band from Dallas, Texas that got signed to a large label. You've probably heard their song "Bodi...  
10. Dallasite: Term given to those that reside in Dallas.  
11. Corpus Christians: Not based on any religious affiliation, but rather what one is called that is from Corpus Christi.  
12. Driving Etiquette: Stay to the right if driving at or below the speed limit, since people in the spread-out city of Houston drive fast...  
13. NASA: NASA Johnson Space Center (think "Houston, we have a problem…") is open to visitors (bit a bit pricey-see the nearb...  
14. Keep Austin Weird: Keep Austin Weird was a slogan initiated by the Austin Small Business Alliance to help promote the city and its loc...  
15. Chopped and Screwed: A slower version of Southern hip hop that includes techniques like beat skips and record scratches, originating in ...  
 
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A spuckie is a word used to describe a submarine (sub) sandwich. It comes from the Italian word "spucadella" which is an italian sandwich roll. It most likely came from the Italians in the North End and elsewhere...

Kentucky's obsession with the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team. The tradition rich program is a great source of pride for the locals. The team has seven NCAA and two Helms national championships, 43 SEC regular season championships...

1. The Chicago Bungalow is the main source of housing design in the Chicago area. These bungalow style houses make up about a third of the city's housing. Many of these were built during beginning of the 20th century and the period after WWII.

2. The house featured during the theme song of the old sitcom Family Matters...

Don't forget to bring a blanket!

1. In the summer months, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra holds free concerts on the capitol square in Madison every Wednesday night.

2. 2010 will see the 27th year of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra playing at Concert on the Square. 2010 dates will be: June 30th, 2010 July 7th, 2010 July 14th, 2010 July 28th, 2010 August 4th, 2010 That's six straight Wednesdays, with all concerts starting at 7:00 PM. As always, C on the S is BYOB and open to the public. Bring your bug spray just in case.

1. The use of "Willy Street" to describe Williamson Street originates with Madison cab dispatchers.

2. Willy street as you pass through might seem a little rough around the edge's, it is a very warm and exciting neighborhood. There are many characters, you get to know the people for who they are and except it for that. I love willy street! (also known as, granola-ville)

3. Willy Street is sometimes also used to refer to the Williamson street Co-op that is located on Williamson street. Example: I'm going to Willy street, do you want anything?

4. Willy Street is short for Williamson Street, home to one of the "hippiest" neighborhoods in Madison, located on the Near East side. In this neighborhood you have the Willy Street Co-op, Jolly Bob's Jerk Joint, a good Caribbean restaurant and bar, as well as other cool hangouts, such as the Weary Traveler. This bar has board games to play while you're drinking with your friends.

5. Willy Street is the nickname for Williamson Street in Madison. The street is well-known as a haven for liberal hippie-types. In recent years some of the more dilapidated homes have been replaced by newer condos.