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31. Ian's Pizza: A pizza place that sells everything from black bean pizza to macaroni and cheese pizza. This very popular pizza pla...
32. CLEGS: CLEGS is the abbreviation for Crazylegs on the front of the 2008 Crazylegs tee shirts. The shirt, when worn in the ...
33. Segway Guy: Not a professor, just an old guy who takes classes at UW. He enjoys speaking German, smoking cigarettes and cannab...
34. Bone Zone: Speedway, a road that runs between two cemeteries connecting Regent Street to Mineral Point Road.  
35. Beltline, The: The Beltline is the main East/West route through Madison's south side. It stretches from I-90 on the East ending i...
36. Milwaukee Art Museum: Located right on the lake and is a major attraction for Milwaukee. The building was designed by the world-renown S...
37. Red Shed, The: A hole in the wall bar famous for long island ice teas served in a mason jar. Nowhere else can you get a huge serv...
38. Swampies, The: A popular nickname for the students and faculty of the North Side's Logan High School, which was built on top of th...  
39. madison.com: While useful. Not sure about the logo. Is this a russian province?  
40. You're among (drunk) friends: At Wisconsin Badger football games you'll see a number of different creative t-shirt messages. Many of them hold di...  
41. Five Guys: Five Guys is shorthand for Five Guys Burgers and Fries, a DC-area burger joint that expanded its reach to Madison i...
42. Za's Italian Cafe: Za's is an excellent place for Italian food on State Street. Za's serves fast-casual Italian food, not to be confus...  
43. Jump Around: "Jump Around" is not only the party smash hit by House of Pain, but is also a student section tradition at the Wisc...
44. Natt Spil: In Madison there are places to get something to eat and maybe have a drink. There are also places to have a drink a...  
45. Show and Blow: Although it sounds like something made up by a seventh-grade boy, "Show and Blow" is the official name of the new a...  
 
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The Tuesday night special at Wando's Bar on University Avenue. It features $1 beers as well as trays of free bacon. It was made famous by ESPN broadcaster Scott Van Pelt during his radio show. Van Pelt had visited Madison and ended up at Bacon Night, where he became smitten with the concept of free bacon.

Nickname for Portland because of all the rainfall it receives. Puddletown has made its way into popular PDX culture, as it's commonly affixed to names of businesses, sports teams, et al.

A rodent that comprises an important segment of the fur trade in Louisiana but is generally considered a pest elsewhere.

This slang for rubber bands in Pittsburgh speak, not to be confused with bubble gum bands, which are singing groups without instrumental accompaniment.