Sarcastic reference to Santa Monica's tenant-friendly rent-control laws. The expression is popular among landlords in Santa Monica, a suburb of Los Angeles.
Original nickname for the Syracuse University sports teams. No, it has nothing to do with crackers, but rather Syracuse's prominence in the salt trade. The Saltine Warriors then became the Orangemen, and then the more gender-neutral Orange.
The old name for Albuquerque. The first 'r' was removed back in the 19th Century after Anglos had a hard time with the original Spanish pronunciation.
Honolulu's (as well as the rest of Hawaii's) area code is 808. People will sometimes say "representin' the 808" to identify themselves as Hawaiians.
The native Rhode Islanders' reference to the hordes of tourists from Massachusetts who swarm their beaches each summer.