1. A common question in Saint Louis upon meeting someone. It is thought that meaningful stereotypes can be made of a person once knowing where he went to high school. This is perhaps a testament to the intense segregation that has plagued the city.
2. the most commonly used question in stl; the first thing people ask when they meet you.
Referring to something that was damaged or destroyed during Hurricane Hugo in 1989. The hurricane made landfall as a category 4 storm and did extensive damage to downtown Charleston as well as the northern suburbs of Mount Pleasant, Sullivan's Island, and Isle of Palms.
Nickname given to the city of Boulder, alluding to its left-leaning populace.
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.
A nickname for the city of La Crosse itself. La Crosse is Wisconsin's main city on the western edge of the state. Also, it happens to be right up against the Mississippi, which is why many liken it to a coastal town (albeit facetiously).