guy2: dude, it's actually pretty normal.
It's also know for it's higher than average percentage of women who refuse to shave Earthmuffins, tree-hugging, effeminate men, and people who have a genuine hatred of any mode of transportation that isn't public or pedal powered.
Person 2: Oh, well you must be in Portland, Oregon.
Person 1: Why yes, I am. How'd you know?--Oops, gotta go, I'm getting felched by the Mayor Adams.
No, I live in Portland
The city has burned down and been almost completely rebuilt four times. One of the fires was caused by the town being ordered burned down by an angry sea captain denied service at a bar.
Portland, Maine is the city Portland, Oregon was named after in a coin toss. If the coin had landed on the other side, the city in Oregon would be called Boston.
Portland is also the birthplace of the authors Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Stephen King.