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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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A cheesesteak with Provolone cheese and onions.

The Allen Bradley clock tower, located on the Southside, where historic demographic was Poles. It's the largest four-faced clock in the world and the face is lit at night.

A hodad is a guy who pretends to be a surfer but really isn't. He may or may not actually surf, but for the most part chills at the beach and tries to look cool to pick up women.

Pronounced (da BOAT uhv uhm) it simply means "the both of them" in Milwaukee-speak.

Nickname ascribed to Charlotte that dates back to the Revolutionary War when Charlotte residents clashed with British troops. The term was originally used by General Charles Cornwallis to describe the fiery independence of Charlotteans. Although the NBA has taken away...