An old nickname for Knoxville for its former prominence in the textile industry. At one point Knoxville had 20 textile mills, but they started to close in the 1950's.
The Bankhead Bounce is a dance that originated in the Bankhead neighborhood on the west side of Atlanta.
In the midst of the debate over the Iraq war, a few US congressmen exercised their freedom to slight the French by renaming french fries and french toast in the congressional cafeteria. Enter "Freedom Fries".
One of NYC's unique customs, a sort of amped-up flea market with food, music, and a variety of other celebratory activities. Street fairs are a good place to just wander around and take in the sights and smells of the real NYC.
The Alabama dish brought to fame by the movie of the same name is traditionally made from green tomatoes breaded with corn meal.