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Term for someone from Illinois who is visiting Wisconsin. Specifically, this term seems to be used to refer to people with Illinois license plates who drive poorly on the freeway.

This slang for rubber bands in Pittsburgh speak, not to be confused with bubble gum bands, which are singing groups without instrumental accompaniment.

1. Italian swear word used commonly, since most of the city is Italian. Let's just say it's an f-word.

2. New York Italian slang for the "f word"

White Castle is the fast food burger chain infamous for its hamburgers called "sliders". It was founded in Wichita in 1921, nearly twenty years before McDonald's got started. White Castle was catapulted into pop culture immorality while being featured prominently in the Harold & Kumar movie series, the first of which was "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle".

1. The official name for the downtown celebration of Halloween in Madtown. The event takes place on State Street. The cost for admission in 2007 was $5 and included access to a variety of bands.

2. Freakfest: The newly renamed premier Halloween event in Madison, WI on State Street. Numerous corporations as well as the city of Madison now sponsor the event in a controlled manner, providing security and music in the form of bands. One of the first bands that performed during Freakfest involved an acoustic guitar...during Halloween...on State Street...in Madison...in a song about how sad the lead singer was about losing his girlfriend. Attendance at Freakfest during 2006 and 2007 was expectedly, lower than previous years.

3. Freakfest is a city sponsored event on state street that was invented in 2007 for the sole purpose of coopting the spontaneous unsponsored event that had been taking place for years before. Before freakfest was invented, halloween on state street was known for being a wild drunken costume party where the attendees frequently clashed with police. Freakfest was invented in an attempt quell the reoccurence of these "riots."