Bassett Street came within a vote of being renamed Ho Chi Minh Trail in the early 1970's as a protest against the Viet Nam War.
A local reference to a messy section of merges and interchanges on I-240 & 55 where a relatively high proportion of accidents occur as a result of the confused roadways.
The rash one gets after swimming in Green Lake, a man-made lake located north of downtown on the other side of Lake Union. "The itch" is relatively harmless, but considering that it is caused by the many ducks and geese (and all that they secrete), it has caused many Seattlelites to swim elsewhere.
A nickname for St. Louis, originating in the Native American burial mounds that were once common to the city.