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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

13 Words That Have A Different Meaning in St. Louis

Posted By on Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 7:00 AM

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7. Butter

REASE KIRCHNER
  • Rease Kirchner

What it really means: A dairy product made from cream or milk.

What it means in St. Louis: The main ingredient in the world's best dessert, gooey butter cake.

8. T-Rex

click to enlarge T-REX VIA FACEBOOK

What it really means: A dinosaur with tiny arms.

What it means in St. Louis: The downtown business incubator home to some of St. Louis' future great companies.

9. Farty

click to enlarge DOUGTONE VIA FLICKR

What it really means: How you feel after too many beans.

What it means in St. Louis: The highway (that's supposed to be) known as Interstate 64, said with a St. Louis accent.

10. City Museum

click to enlarge MHOWRY VIA FLICKR

What it really means: A boring collection of artifacts.

What it means in St. Louis: A playground for adults, complete with booze.

11. Dome

"The Dome," complete with Stan Kroenke hairpiece.
  • "The Dome," complete with Stan Kroenke hairpiece.

What it really means: A rounded top to a structure.

What it means in St. Louis: Where the Rams are playing for the next year.

12. Bootheel

KEVIN CANNON
  • Kevin Cannon

What it really means: The heel of a boot.

What it means in St. Louis: Where all the hoosiers live.

13. Hill

LINDSAY TOLER
  • Lindsay Toler

What it really means: Smaller than a mountain, bigger than a pile.

What it means in St. Louis: The neighborhood with the best sandwiches.

Follow Lindsay Toler on Twitter at @StLouisLindsay. E-mail the author at Lindsay.Toler@RiverfrontTimes.com.

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