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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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One of the more unpleasant nicknames for Augusta, Georgia.

A french-style doughnut, typically dusted with powdered sugar and accompanied by a cup of chicory-laced cafe au lait. Made famous in Cafe Du Monde, located in the old French Market on Jackson Square.

A phrase referring to Peoria’s reputation as a famous test market because of its representation of the diversity of the country as a whole. During its vaudeville days up to the present, if a show, law, or product was popular in Peoria, it would work anywhere.

In New York City, green markets are the name people use for what the rest of the country refers to as a farmer's market.

A key ingredient for the infamous 'triple-bypass' breakfast sandwich; a sliced salami-like deli meat wrapped in a cloth...Trenton's ubiquitous mystery meat.