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1. RVA: The popular acronym of "Richmond, Virginia" created by VCU Brandcenter students as a symbol of local pride. It can ...
2. Va-Beach: Chic abbreviation for Virginia Beach, pronounced, "VABEACH."  
3. Great Bridge Blvd: Busy street in Chesapeake that has a relatively newer drawbridge, hence the name. Expect to be stuck in traffic wh...  
4. CPL: Stands for the Chesapeake Public Library. There are 7 locations, plus the Bookmobile that travels all over the cit...  
5. Sweetheart: As long as I've lived in this area every female is addressed as "sweetheart" and it is uttered by both males and fe...  
6. Sweet Gum Tree: Trees that grow all over this region. They produce these spiky seed pods that hang down.
7. Riverwalk Community: A great place to live in Chesapeake, VA. Not very large, but it has numerous houses and condos and presents itself...
8. Nor-fik: This is how Norfolk sounds when said by the locals. I have also heard it as [Nor-fuk], but i hear [Nor-fik] more of...  
9. Old Dominion: Shorter version of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, as well a nickname for the state of Virginia given by Charle...  
10. Word (werd): Popular response to just about anything and everything. Example; Person 1: "I just won tickets to the Redskins gam...  
11. Royal Lee Bar & Grill: An awesome dive karaoke bar in Arlington. This bar is a refreshing change of pace from the snooty bars in D.C. that...
12. Arlington National Cemetery: A national cemetary in Washington DC where many US soldiers are buried. It is also where the tomb of the unknown so...
13. Alexandria City: The City of Alexandria, an independent municipality in the state of Virginia, located six miles south of Washington...  
14. Alexandrian: You're from Alexandria, you say? Then you are an Alexandrian.  
15. Corner, The  
 
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The original name for the area now known as Roanoke. "Big Lick" got its name from an exposed portion of salt that drew wildlife to the area.

1. Question from an Italian beef vendor about whether you would like it dipped in the juice or not.

2. Chicagoans used to refer to Italian Beef as "Dago Beef," but this practice has been phased out in the last few decades as the term has been recognized as highly offensive.

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".

1. Stinky water from the gutters that mixes with garbage. Don't step in the polio water, or else the polio smell will stick with you all day.

2. Polio Water - A puddle of water.

Milorganite is the brand name of a fertilizer that the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District started producing during the 1940s. Yes, it was made from the sewerage in Milwaukee treatment plant. The name is a contraction of Milwaukee Organic Nitrogen.