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16. San Antonio Local Time: A reference to the relatively laid-back pace of the city.  
17. Pulleybone: A wishbone  
18. Largest Cowboy Boots in the World, The: A pair of 40 foot tall and 20 foot wide cowboy boots, located at the North Star Mall.  
19. Texas' Tallest Fraternity: This was the alternate nickname for the "Phi Slama Jama" University of Houston Cougars basketball team from 1982 to...  
20. Washateria: This isn't actually Spanish, and isn't pronounced as such. It's actually an old Southern word for laundromat and it...  
21. Yous Ton: Southern vernacular pronunciation of Houston.  
22. Y'all: A Texas and Southern favorite, "Ya'll" is the easier (and more hick-sounding) way of saying "you all" or "you guys"...  
23. Mariachi: A street performer.  
24. Pandulce: A Mexican pastry that comes in many flavors, including peppermint.  
25. DFW: A acronym used by the locals referring to the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.  
26. Pappasito's: Pappasito's Cantina, a popular and sometimes crowded Houston chain restaurant that serves passable Tex-Mex fare.  
27. Quiosco: A gazebo-type structure with concrete columns built to resemble tree trunks  
28. Artpark, The: A section of Buffalo Bayou along the north bank featuring a variety of changing public art exhibits.  
29. Sabine-to-Bagby Promenade: A newer, 23-acre waterfront park with hiking and biking trails linking the Allen Parkway trails in the west with t...  
30. George Ranch: The George Ranch Historical Park offers a chance to experience living Texas history on this 498 acre working ranch.  
 
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1. Constructed in 1969, the World's Largest Six Pack belongs to the City Brewery in La Crosse, Wisconsin. According to the sign in front of the six pack, the six "beers" contain a total of 22,220 barrels of beer, which is 688,200 gallons. This is enough to fill 7,340,796 cans. Also, placed end-to-end, these beer cans would run 565 miles long. Even more amazing, the World's Largest Six Pack would provide a single person a six pack daily for 3,351 years. Wow!

2. The World's Largest Six is La Crosse's claim to fame. Beer is the city's lifeblood, which is evident every weekend on 3rd Street--the main bar area of its downtown.

Nickname for Jacobs Field. Jacobs Field was the name for the stadium where the Cleveland Indians play. It is currently called Progressive Field.

A panty tree is a designated tree below a chairlift on top of which people can throw bras, panties, and the like. Steamboat has such a tree and it's chock-full of undergarments of all colors. It's about midway up the Storm Peak Express chairlift.

A dessert made of bananas and rum, served over vanilla ice cream.

Reference to the CTA trains, which run elevated from the streets.