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.'
A "trilobite bill" passed in the State Legislature in 1986 to make the trilobite the Wisconsin state fossil. These creatures roamed the shallow watery areas of what is now Wisconsin some 400+ million years ago.
Honolulu's (as well as the rest of Hawaii's) area code is 808. People will sometimes say "representin' the 808" to identify themselves as Hawaiians.
1. Mid-City is one of the largest of New Orleans' 73 neighborhoods, and one of its most diverse. The neighborhood extends roughly from the Pontchartrain...
2. The famous Treme neighborhood is a sub-district of Mid-City
865 is the area code for the Knoxville area, which spells V-O-L. This is no coincidence, but rather a homage paid to the beloved Volunteer sports teams in the Knoxville area.