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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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Pimento cheese, a popular local snack-food/condiment, often eaten in a sandwich on white bread with mayo.

Was posted on a billboard in the 70's (I think). Initially referred to all of the layoffs from Boeing in the 60's and 70's since Boeing was the major employer in the area, but has since been used whenever a major employer has done layoffs (i.e., Boeing, Microsoft, etc.).

A Three Way (spaghetti, chili and cheddar cheese) plus red beans AND diced onions.
More information on three-, four-, and five-ways

The Kumeyaay, also know as the Diegueños, are the natives of the San Diego area (and of the southwestern US and Northwestern Mexico). The Kumeyaay still have reservations in San Diego and in Baja California, Mexico, where they are called kumiai

Satan's Steed with his devily eyes with the Denver airport in the background

Satan's Steed is one of the nicknames of the blue horse sculpture just outside of the Denver International Airport. The horse's creepy red eyes attract all sorts of disgust from the Colorado public, who lament the fact that the sculpture is placed so prominently at the gateway to the city. Adding to the mustang's mystique, scupltor Luis Jimenez died when the horse's head broke off and fell on top of him. His sons finished the job and had it installed in February of 2008.