A term for Detroit coined by former president Franklin Roosevelt during the second World War to describe the transition of the Ford Motor Company's production from cars to tanks.
A (largely derogatory) nickname for people who live in/hang out in the Milwaukee suburb of West Allis. See also 'Stallis.
Theodore Roosevelt was shot in front of Milwaukee's Gilpatrick Hotel in 1912. The then presidential nominee for the Progressive Party was shot in the chest, but went on to deliver his speech later that day because the bullet was slowed down by a glass case and a manuscript. They don't make'em like they used to!
The young woman who serves as Minnesota's state dairy princess wears the title of Princess Kay of the Milky Way, a name selected in a Department of Agriculture contest over fifty years ago. Princess Kay is crowned each August the night before the opening of the Minnesota State Fair, and she makes appearances not only during the Fair's 12-day run, but all year long. She is generally the daughter of dairy farmers. While at the fair, both Princess Kay and the runner-ups sit in a refrigerator in the Empire Commons building and have a replica of their head sculpted out of butter.
Phrase describing those who frequent the shops and restaurants along South Congress Avenue and are way cooler than you.