The Polar Plunge is an event for the benefit of the Special Olympics during which participants jump into a swimming hole in Lake Monona. Since the event takes place in late February (February 21st, 2009 at Olin Park), the lake is always frozen solid. Only the bravest (craziest) of souls dare jump. For many, sponsoring a "plunger" is the best way to participate in this very Wisconsinesque activity.
A rodent that comprises an important segment of the fur trade in Louisiana but is generally considered a pest elsewhere.
A reference to the relatively laid-back pace of the city.
1. The Waffle House chain of restaurants. Also known as the Awful Waffle.
2. The best place in Atlanta to get late night waffles and hashbrowns- smothered, covered, and diced.