Recently becoming trendy, this is an area of Brooklyn just over the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges from Manhattan. The letters stand for: Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass.
Carry a heavy load or a bulky package for a distance: "The MTA is on strike every Christmas, so we schlep our packages from Macy's to Grand Central"
Provel cheese is most commonly found on "St. Louis style" pizza. It is a combination of cheddar, swiss and provolone cheeses. Provel was originally invented in St. Louis in 1947 by Costa Grocery (now known as Roma Grocery on the Hill) and the Hoffman Dairy of Wisconsin. Their goal was to create a cheese that melted, but didn't leave strings when you took a bite.
Watertown is the birthplace of variety retailing, known in other parts of the country as dollar stores, but known in Watertown as "five and dime".
1. Italian swear word used commonly, since most of the city is Italian. Let's just say it's an f-word.
2. New York Italian slang for the "f word"