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"Barney"; A Harvard Student, or when used more generally, a Cambridge Resident.

Cedar Rapids is known as the City of Five Seasons because of the four seasons it experiences each year and the fifth being the season to celebrate the other four. The Tree of Five Seasons is located in downtown CR and is the symbol of this idea. Most people who live here don't get it either.

"Notsoberfest" takes place the last weekend of September, kicking off La Crosse's famous Oktoberfest celebration. People stand around in beer tents and down pitcher after pitcher of beer. Just about everyone there is "not sober".

(noun) Common term for hamburger in much of Maine, especially when used as an ingredient or topping (as in hamburg pizza).

(noun) A longtime election straw poll conducted among the patrons of Duke's Rotary Barber Shop with a reputation for accurately predicting the outcome of local elections.