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1. Brigham Young: Considered the "American Moses" for leading the Mormons in an exodus from the Midwest to the promised land in Utah...  
2. Great Salt Lake: Known for its great salinity, the Great Salt Lake is nearly uninhabitable with a few exceptions. It is the fourth l...  
3. SLC: Common acronym for Salt Lake City used in writing and in speech.  
4. Polygamy: Means having more than one spouse. The mainstream Mormon Church outlawed the practice in the 19th Century, but some...  
5. City of the Saints: Nickname for Salt Lake City  
6. Conference: The weekend-long meeting that is held twice a year by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). ...  
7. Scone: Usually a "scone" in local Utah restaurants and cafes is frybread (deep fried dough). It is often served with hone...
8. Happy Valley: Happy Valley refers to the Provo/Orem metro area. It can also refer to all of Utah county (in which Provo and Orem...  
9. Trax (or Tracks): The light-rail commuter train that runs throughout the Salt Lake Valley.  
10. Street Naming: All major streets in Salt Lake City are numerical grid and originate from Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City....  
11. Liquor Laws: Utah is incorrectly thought of as a "dry" state, meaning that liquor is prohibited or difficult to find. While thi...  
12. Delta Center: This is an out-dated name for the arena/concert/conference center where the Utah Jazz play. The current name of th...  
13. Church, The: Refers to the Mormon Church. Since Salt Lake City is the headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day S...  
14. Marmalade District: Near the Capitol Hill area, the Marmalade District has been revitalized over the recent years. The people in this ...  
15. Gay Pride: Gay Pride, held the first weekend of June in Salt Lake City, is one of the largest Pride festivals in the Western U...  
 
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"City of Trees" is the official nickname for the city of Boise. The name comes from the French word boisé, which means "wooded." Although historical perceptions of cities aren't necessarily relevant today, the "City of Trees" moniker suits Boise well because of the natural beauty in and around the city.

A nickname originally given to the Elmira Civil War Prison Camp by its Confederate prisoners. Hellmira can still be used as a derogatory term for the city of Elmira itself.

A derogatory local nickname for Albany invoked by its more disenchanted residents.

Minnesota bars, particularly those Northeast Minneapolis are known for their meat raffles. Typically run by a charity, raffle tickets usually sell for $1 apiece and winners get to choose their cut of meat.

Many suspected Chris Rock of basketball skill whenever UW guard Kammron Taylor took to the court. Kammron Taylor is a spittin' image of the famous comic.