The abandonment of all rational thought predicated on the notion that your hometown is entirely capable of defying the odds in unbelievable ways.
Even though the Cleveland Indians held a 3-1 lead in the American League Championship Series, and the odds of the Boston Red Sox coming back to win three in a row were slim, Jason remained clevelandstitious about the whole situation and refused to utter the words "World Series" until Cleveland won their 4th game.
Referring to the alienation of unsatisfying, barely-consequential work life spent poring over minutiae in a cubicle.
Kim finally left her job at Progressive Insurance when she realized she had just spent the last 10 years of her life toiling away in jobscurity.
Any type of technology work that has the illusion of being rewarding and interesting, but is actually mundane, mindless, and tedious -- the service sector job of the future.
Todd thought he was hot-shit when he landed that job at job at Apple, but they've got his ass stuck in a cubicle flippin' digital burgers all day.