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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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A play on Alex Rodriguez's nickname, "A-Rod". Rodriguez first got the nickname after signing an excessive $252 million contract with the Texas Rangers for ten years, starting in 2001. The nickname has followed him to the New York Yankees, where he was traded in 2004. His 2008 salary was $28,000,000.

Nickname for Atlanta that comes from the generally sticky-hot weather in the city.

Trenton has its own 'style' of this lawn game, where one pitches round metal quoits (sort of like metal hoops or rings) at a target.

A common street-vendor food; a big, soft pretzel with coarse salt, often eaten with mustard.

Trustafarian is the portmanteau of the words "trust fund" and "Rastafarian". A trustafarian is typically an upper-middle-class white kid who attends school at Boulder who is wholly funded by his parents (whose fortunes are usually amassed through giant corporations) and talks of the evils of capitalism.