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16. R2D2: Also referred to as the Ban roll-on building, just as a similar building in Portland, Oregon is called.  
17. Evil Empire: Nickname for Microsoft, as in, "I work for the Evil Empire."  
18. U Dub: lovee thee huskies
19. Capitol Hill: Also referred to as just "the hill". It's a trendy neighborhood in Seattle, home to a plethora of bars, pubs, hole-...  
20. Qwest Field: The home of the Seattle Seahawks football team. Built on the site of the former Kingdome, Qwest Field was opened in...
21. Sea Town: A nickname for Seattle, Washington.  
22. Brain Dead Island: Local derogatory nickname for Bainbridge Island.  
23. Brain Damage Island: Along with Brain Dead Island, it's a derogatory nickname for Bainbridge Island.  
24. P-I, The: The local nickname for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer newspaper.  
25. Seafair: A summer festival beginning every year in early July that inspires a number of city-wide celebrations attributed to...
26. Green Lake Itch: The rash one gets after swimming in Green Lake, a man-made lake located north of downtown on the other side of Lake...  
27. Tacoma Aroma: The sulfuric stench produced by Tacoma's paper manufacturing mill.  
28. SoDo: A nickname for the neighborhood south of downtown Seattle. This area is primarily industrial, but also encompasses ...  
29. SAM: An acronym for "Seattle Art Museum", located downtown on 1st between Union and University St. The beautifully archi...  
30. SIFF: An acronym for "Seattle International Film Festival." The popular festival runs annually, May-June, at a handful of...  
 
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Gravy made from instant coffee and ham grease. it probably tastes better than it sounds, but the non-Alabama native may opt to take someone else's word for it.

Bluecifer is a nickname for the devil-eyed blue mustang sculpture by Denver's airport.

Someone with a strong Pittsburgh accent

1. Because of its elevation of roughly 2,600 feet, Bluefield has relatively mild summers, earning the nickname "Nature's Air Conditioned City".

2. I grew up in Bluefield and it never really gets hot enough to swim outside even in the dead of summer.

Stretch of Peachtree Rd in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta that is marked by the presence of a number of large churches built close together.