When hearing “that’s why they call it the Windy City!”, Chicago nerds, like myself, love to point out that the nickname originated as a reference to the hot air of the city’s politicians than it did to the physical wind off the lake. In one of the random rabbit holes I found myself today, it seems the nickname originated as a reference to both the wind off the lake and the hot air of it’s residents.
If all three of you that read this site already knew that, I apologize for wasting your time; it was a little bit of a mind blow for me.
Also, why make a reference in the title to something totally different and not include that? (and every post seems to require a youtube embed).
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