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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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A term for Detroit coined by former president Franklin Roosevelt during the second World War to describe the transition of the Ford Motor Company's production from cars to tanks.

A type of relish made primarily from peppers, beans and onions.

A derogatory local nickname for Albany invoked by its more disenchanted residents.

Pop, donchaknow?

There isn't a consensus on how to say "soft drink" in Madison. Students who go to the UW from the west side of the state tend to say "pop," whereas people from the east side of the state, typically from the Milwaukee area, say "soda" (and laugh at anyone who says anything else).

Nickname for the Dover International Speedway