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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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1. The virgin vault was the former all-female Elizabeth Waters dormitory at the University of Wisconsin. It has recently been made co-ed, however, so the virigns have been let out of the vault.

2. Also formerly referred to as "Lez Waters."

Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, or IUPUI, the acronym that inspired the not-so-flattering nickname.

A huge underground storage tunnel built to hold storm water runoff and sewage during heavy rains. The 19.4 mile long tunnel is located 300 feet below Milwaukee, ranges in in diameter from 17 to 32 feet, and holds 405 million gallons of sewage.

Bags, also known as bean bag toss, is a nickname for Cornhole, a game originating in Ohio. The game requires two boards with a hole in them spaced approximately 30 feet apart. You then throw bean bags (or corn filled bags) towards the boards, with the goal of getting them in the hole. You score 3 points for getting a bag in the hole, and 1 point on the board. Teams are 2 people, and they stand on opposite sides. You subtract the difference between the team totals for each round. Game ends at 21 points.

A key ingredient for the infamous 'triple-bypass' breakfast sandwich; a sliced salami-like deli meat wrapped in a cloth...Trenton's ubiquitous mystery meat.