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1. Scanner Dan: Scanner is a fixture at the Memorial Union and State Street. While eccentrically amiable, Dan may rub the unacquain...
2. Virgin Vault: The virgin vault was the former all-female Elizabeth Waters dormitory at the University of Wisconsin. It has recent...
3. Freakfest: The official name for the downtown celebration of Halloween in Madtown. The event takes place on State Street. The ...
4. World's Largest Six Pack: Constructed in 1969, the World's Largest Six Pack belongs to the City Brewery in La Crosse, Wisconsin. According to...
5. Mock Chicken Leg: A favorite food of kids in the Milwaukee Public School System (MPS) and a Milwaukee classic! Pork shaped into a for...  
6. Leaky Beer: The culmination of all run off and spillage from the beer vendors at a Madison Mallards game. The extra beer runs d...  
7. White Soda: The soda referred to as "White" soda is NOT 7-Up, Sprite, Lemon/Lime. It was used interchangably in most recipes th...  
8. Hippie Christmas: This is August 15 and a few days on either side. When all the leases in the central city turn over at the same time...
9. Bernie Brewer: The official Mascot of the Milwaukee Brewers. He bears an uncanny resemblance to Robin Yount. At the very least he ...
10. Bowser's Castle: Nickname given to the Red Gym on the UW-Madison campus for its close resemblance to Bowser's castle in the Super Ma...
11. Capitol Building: The tallest building in Madison (by local law) and the third capitol building since Wisconsin's statehood in 1848.
12. Madison Mallards: Located in Madison, Wisconsin, the Mallards are a Northwoods League baseball team. They play their home games at Wa...
13. Duck Blind: Officially called the "The Great Dane Duck Blind", this is of the ways you can watch the Madison Mallards baseball ...
14. Saukville Slam: A way of chugging an alcoholic beverage by holding it with your bicep and forearm. Named after the town of origin, ...  
15. Chad Vader: Chad Vader is a character from a series of short videos produced locally by Blame Society Productions at the Willy ...
 
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Nickname given to the city of Boulder, alluding to its left-leaning populace.

This is one of the common nicknames for Solid Rock Church's enormous sculpture of Jesus Christ. Rising 62 feet high this sculpture is hard to miss. It is located on the east side of I-75 north of Cincinnati. While it has other nicknames such Touchdown Jesus, I really like the name Butter Jesus. In the right light, it looks just like a giant butter sculpture.

A reference to the Detroit Red Wings hockey team when they lose.

A nickname given to Santa Barbara because of its climate's resemblance to the Riviera's wonderful Mediterranean climate.

The Polar Plunge is an event for the benefit of the Special Olympics during which participants jump into a swimming hole in Lake Monona. Since the event takes place in late February (February 21st, 2009 at Olin Park), the lake is always frozen solid. Only the bravest (craziest) of souls dare jump. For many, sponsoring a "plunger" is the best way to participate in this very Wisconsinesque activity.