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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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New York City is the Big Apple, and Atlanta--as the largest city in Georgia--is the Big Peach.

A local reference to a messy section of merges and interchanges on I-240 & 55 where a relatively high proportion of accidents occur as a result of the confused roadways.

Around the world people call them Buffalo wings. In Buffalo they're just "wings."

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, located in the middle of Puowaina Crater (a dead volcano). This is a beautiful national cemetery for those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The grounds are beautifully kept and the views of Honolulu and the hills are great.

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(noun) Nickname for Minneapolis, particularly in the 1980s and 1990s; meant as a contrast to "The Big Apple", New York City.