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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. 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...
8. White Soda: The soda referred to as "White" soda is NOT 7-Up, Sprite, Lemon/Lime. It was used interchangably in most recipes th...  
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. Blatz: A cheap, gross beer brewed in Milwaukee as part of the Pabst Brewing Company. Blatz is also the sound a person make...  
15. Notsoberfest: "Notsoberfest" takes place the last weekend of September, kicking off La Crosse's famous Oktoberfest celebration. P...  
 
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An act first practiced at Brookfield Central High School in the mid-1990s. Several students from the Milwaukee suburb of Brookfield, being of a gentle disposition, sought a safer and more sanitary form of humiliation than the traditional swirlie, which involves holding someone's head in a toilet and then flushing. The new "Brookfield swirlie" consisted of holding the victim's head down on the surface of a water fountain (a water fountain of course being known as a "bubbler" to some but not all Wisconsinites) so that the fountain water shoots into the ear of the victim. In this era at Brookfield Central, a few girls practiced this more genteel "swirlie" (boys are far more likely than girls to practice the more dangerous traditional swirlie). Nevertheless, an undesired side-effect of the Brookfield swirlie was that the act was more public and in some ways riskier than the traditional toilet-based variety.

In January 1996, a blizzard hit and shut down NYC. Hundreds of stranded travelers were forced to live in the terminals of JFK Airport for two days, since even buses and taxis were immobilized.

Nickname for the left-leaning Burlington, popularized during the mayoral tenure of now US Senator Bernie Sanders, who is a self-proclaimed democratic socialist.

Paczki's are deep-fried Polish doughnuts which mark the beginning of Lent, and are most often consumed on "Fat Tuesday." Traditionally, these rich doughnuts were intended to use all of the forbidden lard, sugar...

Slang for a draft beer or the contraption that dispenses a tap beer. You may hear a Milwaukee resident walk in to a bar and ask if there are "any specials on tappers".