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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!



Do you know any more nicknames of other cities? Share your knowledge - tell about it in the commentaries below!


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141 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
Richard Omiecinski
Interesting
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Dec 11, 2017 5:00PM
Steve Breen
Toronto...hogtown
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Dec 11, 2017 5:05PM
Bonita Bryant
I didn't know Seattle 's or London's nicknames, but I knew the rest of the nicknames.
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Dec 11, 2017 5:07PM
thehangers
Las Vegas = Sin city
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Dec 11, 2017 5:33PM
Pete Bynum
Dallas - Big D, Fort Worth - Cowtown, Panther City
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Dec 11, 2017 6:04PM
Barb Horban
Knew them all
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Dec 11, 2017 6:20PM
Ahmad Khairi
Cairo, the over crowded city
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Dec 11, 2017 7:04PM
Joseph A. Robitaille
It WAS INTERESTING, LONDON WAS AREAL KICKER.. The Big Smoke.
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Dec 11, 2017 9:16PM
Tom Seigo
Interesting "useless knowledge"!!
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Dec 11, 2017 9:30PM
Luzviminda Stiefel
very interesting
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Dec 12, 2017 4:56AM
Roy Cunningham
Edinburgh - Auld Reekie (reference to smokey chimneys) Aberdeen - the Granite City.
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Dec 12, 2017 7:32AM
Donna R. O'Brien Moran
I knew all of these nicknames. Wish it was in the form of a quizz.
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Dec 12, 2017 11:14AM
lewdarden
Baltimore = Charm city
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Dec 12, 2017 4:22PM
Roni Cuevas
Interesting
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Dec 12, 2017 4:44PM

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