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1. Will the last person leaving Seattle please turn out the lights: Was posted on a billboard in the 70's (I think). Initially referred to all of the layoffs from Boeing in the 60's a...  
2. Space Needle: Designed for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle is a 605 foot tall tower in Seattle, Washington. The well-reco...
3. Public Market Center: Started in 1907, the Public Market in Seattle is one of the oldest farmer's markets in the United States.
4. SLUT: So it's officially the South Lake Union Streetcar but what fun is that? The SLUT is short for the South Lake Union...
5. F dub, The: A slang term that some use for Federal Way, a south suburb of Seattle.  
6. Homely Dames: Derogatory term for Holy Names Academy, an all-girls' school in Seattle. Can also refer to Holy Names students.  
7. Loser Cruiser: A nickname for the 174 bus between Seattle and Federal Way.  
8. Mountain Is Out, The: Since Seattleites live for gloriously sunny weather, this phrase typically is used to emphasize just HOW nice the w...  
9. Meet at the Troll: Refers to a well-known Seattle landmark. Located in the neighborhood of Fremont, the troll lives under the Aurora b...  
10. My oh my: Wrong not coined by him. He is credited for saying it a lot. His coined phrase was/is fly away.  
11. Ride the SLUT: The SLUT means "South Lake Union Trolley". The trolley is joked about in Seattle by its residents, due to the fact ...
12. Filthy: Filthy is a Seattle term that means 'cool'.  
13. Soviet Republic of Washington: James Farley, Postmaster under FDR, said in 1936, "There are 47 states in the Union, and the Soviet of Washington."...  
14. Coffee Crawl: A coffee crawl is like a bar crawl, but for coffeehouses. A local tour company, Seattle By Foot, stages these crawl...  
15. Ban roll-on building: The Second and Seneca Building is often referred to as the Ban roll-on building because its blue dome at the top re...  
 
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1. "Jump Around" is not only the party smash hit by House of Pain, but is also a student section tradition at the Wisconsin Badger football games. Every home game, right before the start of the 4th quarter, the speakers sound "daaaaah, dah, dah, duuuuuuuh." And then the entire student section--including the marching band behind the north end zone--starts to literally jump around and shake the entire...

Non-alcholic mixer used to make cocktails.

The rash one gets after swimming in Green Lake, a man-made lake located north of downtown on the other side of Lake Union. "The itch" is relatively harmless, but considering that it is caused by the many ducks and geese (and all that they secrete), it has caused many Seattlelites to swim elsewhere.

The nickname for the Brookland neighborhood due to its Catholic heritage.

A popular--and relatively new--nickname for the city of Houston, which refers to “chopped and screwed,” an authentically Houston style of music.