Nickname for the open green space behind Witte Hall, one of the few such spaces in the Southeast Dorm area. On warmer days, students congregate in the backyard in large numbers.
"Smog Angeles" is what many San Diegans call Los Angeles, the rival city to the north.
Slang for Victorian houses with multi-colored schemes, such houses line many streets in San Francisco.
Used instead of "as far as", for example, "I went to the store to buy cauliflower but the snack food aisle was all the further I got."