Only highly intelligent people know the nicknames of these major cities

Geography Story: Only highly intelligent people know the nicknames of these major cities

People give nicknames to different objects in order to specify some qualities or characteristics. Nicknames are mostly funny, because of witty exagerations and comparisons. However, some of the nicknames come to us by chance. Let's investigate the origins of the following nicknames!



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232 Comments
Kenneth MacLean
Chicago, the Windy City, got its name from the political “blowhards” it was famous for through the better part of the 20th century!
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Dec 11, 2017 4:47PM
Steve Breen
Toronto...hogtown
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Dec 11, 2017 5:05PM
thehangers
Las Vegas = Sin city
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Dec 11, 2017 5:33PM
Karen Swisher Wolf
Denver the Mile-High City
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Sep 14, 2018 4:58PM
Orlando Santiago
Puerto Rico....Isla Del Encantó
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Sep 12, 2018 5:04PM
Greg Johnson
Stockton CA is Fat City
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Sep 6, 2018 3:24AM
Felicity Hewitt
Edinburgh- Auld Reekie Aberdeen - The Granite City
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Sep 5, 2018 5:35PM
Janice Fish
Fun
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Sep 2, 2018 7:10AM
Carlos Julio Gomez Camacho
great
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Aug 31, 2018 9:22PM
Joanne Collins
Very interesting
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Aug 29, 2018 5:46PM
Beverley Bullis
Ramona, California is horse country
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Aug 26, 2018 2:55PM
Molly Murphy
Motor City. Detroit
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Aug 25, 2018 3:03PM
Lin Burford
Birmingham, Ennglland - City of a thousand trades Sheffield - Steel City
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Aug 24, 2018 4:26PM
Karen Lindhorst Kurz
Nancy Hettinger, it's grammar, not grammer.
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Aug 23, 2018 4:55PM
Cleo Papadakis
Rome the eternal city
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Aug 15, 2018 5:46AM
Jane Elise Naylor
Stockholm – the Venice of the north
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Aug 7, 2018 6:26PM
Fern Russell
Victoria British Columbia City of Gardens
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Aug 6, 2018 12:17AM
markdclark
Steve M., St. Louis is the Gateway to the West.
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Aug 4, 2018 2:29PM

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