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Response to doc03 (Reply #5)

Sat Apr 17, 2021, 03:51 PM

7. From the "BIBLE"........

HOW TO SPEAK PITTSBURGHESE

AHT - The area beyond one's immediate surroundings. "It's so nice ahtside, I'll take a walk through Schenley Park."

DAHNTAHN - That part of Pittsburgh below uptahn: one of the largest corporate centers in the US

FLAHR - A pretty blossom on a plant. "There's many pretty flahrs at Phipps Conservatory."

GUMBANS - Pieces of soft elastic rubber used to keep trouser cuffs from catching in bicycle chains (rubber bands).

JAGGER - A sharp point, especially the thorns on a plant. "Watch, there's jaggers on that vine!"

KELLER - A visual sensation. "I hate that keller, but it's a nice car!"

NEBBY - Inquisitive. "That neighbor lady is really nebby!"

POP - Cherry, orange, or root beer beverages generally carbonated. "I'll have a burger, fries, and a pop."

REDD UP - Clean or tidy an area. "Quick, redd up the house before Mom gets home!"

SAMMITCH - Two pieces of bread with meat or peanut butter and jelly between them. "Mom makes the best sammitches!"

SLIPPY - Slippery. "Watch your step, the sidewahk's slippy today!"

STILLERS - Pittsburgh's 6-time Super Bowl winners. "Here we go, Stillers, here we go!"

WORSH - To wash, or the clothes which have been cleaned. "The worsh froze on the line so I'll have to defrost the shirt."

YUNZ - All of you. "Are all of yunz going to the game?"


HAVE AN AHRN! (Iron City - a local beer!)

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