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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. Ride the SLUT: The SLUT means "South Lake Union Trolley". The trolley is joked about in Seattle by its residents, due to the fact ...
3. Mountain Is Out, The: Since Seattleites live for gloriously sunny weather, this phrase typically is used to emphasize just HOW nice the w...  
1. Uli's: A sausage maker and vendor in the Pike Place Market. Pronounced oo-lee, not yu-lee.  
2. Pike Pub & Brewery: A restaurant and brewery located at Pike Place Market that features a plethora of excellent ales and tasty food to ...  
3. Beth's CafĂ©: One of Seattle's most popular 24-hour greasy spoons. Beth's boasts a 12-egg omlette for those who dare, and just ab...  
 
1. SoDo: A nickname for the neighborhood south of downtown Seattle. This area is primarily industrial, but also encompasses ...  
2. Capitol Hill: Also referred to as just "the hill". It's a trendy neighborhood in Seattle, home to a plethora of bars, pubs, hole-...  
3. University District: Commonly called just U-district. This is home to the large University of Washington population and is also known fo...  
1. Seafair: A summer festival beginning every year in early July that inspires a number of city-wide celebrations attributed to...
2. Coffee Crawl: A coffee crawl is like a bar crawl, but for coffeehouses. A local tour company, Seattle By Foot, stages these crawl...  
3. Bite of Seattle: For three days in July, tens of thousands of Seattlites enjoy some of the best food that Seattle has to offer in th...
 
 
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