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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. Byrd, The: The shortened nickname for "the Byrd Theater", a 1-screen movie house on Cary Street in the Carytown shopping distr...
12. Fan, The: A shortened version of the Fan District, a historic neighborhood that is home to one of the nation's largest collec...
13. Fed, The: A nickname for the Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond, one of 12 Federal Reserve Banks located across the nation. It'...
14. Carytown: A shopping district located along it's namesake Cary Street. It has an array of local businesses such as restauran...
15. VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University, a public university that is the largest (both public and private) in Virginia wi...
 
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Coffee laced with chicory. Rumored to have originated in New Orleans during the Civil War, when the city was under a federal blockade and could not import enough coffee, which necessitated blending the coffee with chicory root. Chicory is added to coffee in other parts of the world, including Madras and Belgium. Made famous at Cafe Du Monde on Jackson Square.

Term for the organized carpooling system in San Francisco where carpoolers meet at a designated spot and share rides. Started in the mid 1970s when oil prices were...

Local jargon for Route 60, a main road connecting Mesa to Phoenix

Old nickname for Milwaukee, esp. in the 19th century. The source of the nickname was the cream colored bricks once manufactured in Milwaukee.

The oldest coffeehouse in New Orleans, famous for beignets and chicory-laced coffee.