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Kate is a seasoned journalist and storyteller who has penned more than 1000 articles covering topics ranging from wellness and parenting to culture and fashion for brands like POPSUGAR, Well+Good, Motherly, Marie Claire, Glamour, US Weekly, Prevention, and Time Out Media. When she's not writing, she's making a mess in the kitchen with her two young children or sneaking off to an early-morning OrangeTheory class. She lives in Chicago.
Pay attention to calories rather than the volume of pet food you feed your dog.
From purposeful mispronunciations and secret shorthand to one very oddball question, these are the slang terms you should know before setting foot in the STL.
Admitting you don’t know the meaning behind any of Chicago’s long-standing slang terms is akin to slathering your hot dog with ketchup.