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16. Chad Vader: Chad Vader is a character from a series of short videos produced locally by Blame Society Productions at the Willy ...
17. Saukville Slam: A way of chugging an alcoholic beverage by holding it with your bicep and forearm. Named after the town of origin, ...  
18. Wolski's: A classic Milwaukee tavern. This 100 year old bar is famous for it's bumper stickers that read "I Closed Wolski's"....
19. Terrace Chairs: The colored (orange, yellow and green) metal chairs outside at the Memorial Union Terrace. You can buy replica ter...
20. Boot: A glass boot at Madison's Essen Haus that is passed around a table full of friends. The boot is the centerpiece for...
21. Sconnie: The fact that this term is allegedly used by people of other states does not make it local Madison slang. I have n...
22. Lake Delton Dam Disaster: The Lake Delton Dam Disaster occurred on Monday, June 9, 2008. After days of thunderstorms spawned tornadoes and d...
23. Piccolo Guy: The infamous guy who plays his Piccolo (very well) all year round on state street and also plays in the University ...
24. Grainger High: This is a cutting, yet endearing, reference to the Wisconsin Business School's Grainger Hall. The term likens the b...
25. Circle of Death: The road that circumnavigates the parking lot at Madison's West Towne Mall. Lanes are created and then merge togeth...
26. Olbrich Gardens: Officially called Olbrich Botanical Gardens, it is located off the east side of Lake Monona on Atwood Avenue. It o...
27. Dane County Farmer's Market: The Dane County Farmer's Market is a larger producer only farmer's market. That means the people at the market actu...
28. Old World Third Street: Old World Third Street is a historic German neighborhood. In this area you'll fine Usingers Sausage and Maders G...
29. Red Gym, The: Affectionately known by students also as "Bowser's Castle."
30. Essen Haus: A German restaurant and bar located at 514 E Wilson St in downtown Madison. They are famous for their rowdy polka m...
 
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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.

While outsiders might assume you can borrow money from your buddy and he will lend it to you, in Wisconsin we borrow everything. i.e. "Can you borrow me ten bucks?" "No, sorry. I can't borrow it to you 'cuz then I won't have enough left for the brat fry."

Nickname for the Waffle House restaurant chain.

A Purdue University student or alumni, or an alcoholic drink invented by Pittsburgh steelworkers consisting of some combination of beer and whiskey.

1. A mother of youth hockey players or a cheesy political gimmick to help mobilize the conservative base of the Republican Party for the 2008 Presidential Election.

2. The Alaskan version of "soccer mom" that was popularized on the national stage by Sarah Palin, former Wasilla mayor and current VP candidate on the Republican ticket. Palin said at the Republican National Convention: "What's the difference between a hockey mom and a pitbull?....LIPSTICK!"