Local derogatory nickname for Bainbridge Island.
A derogatory local nickname for Albany invoked by its more disenchanted residents.
1. A group, led by a captain, that organizes a parade during Carnival season.
2. Members of a carnival organization.
An old, experienced Alaskan, the opposite of cheechako
This is an endearing nickname for New York, New York. Although most would regard New York City as more influential than the rest of the state in its entirety, this double naming causes problems for upstaters when they tell people where they're from when abroad. (People in other countries are often unaware that New York is both a state and a city.)