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Nickname for none other than Larry Bird, native of French Lick and one of the best basketball players of all time.

Slugging is a form of hitchhiking in DC that benefits both the hitchhiker and the driver. The driver can use the much faster HOV lane after taking on a passenger.

A type of relish made primarily from peppers, beans and onions.

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."

1. Named after Claude Treme, the Treme (pronounced truh-MAY) neighborhood (often referred to simply as 'Treme') is the first free neighborhood of color in America. Treme is the location of Congo Square...

2. Treme is also the name of an HBO series to come out in 2010 about the neighborhood's ongoing rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Katrina. The series was created by David Simon, who also created the hit series "The Wire".