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Can You Speak Pittsburghese?



irishrosesIrishroses on 01/23/2007

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CanYouSpeakPittsburghese Photo Every region has its own particular idioms, words, phrases and pronunciations. If you have ever spoken with a native of Pittsburgh, PA, you will have noted some unique variations on standard English grammar and vocabulary. This quiz gives you a little sampling that you will find in both the North Hills and the South Hills and all around the Three Rivers. I hope you enjoy your grammatical visit to the Steel City.

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Photo courtesy of About Pittsburgh
http://pittsburgh.about.com/library/wallpaper/bl_pittsburgh-2-1024.htm
Some details culled from
http://www.pittsburghese.com/cali.shtml
http://www.sesraw.com/Birdra/pitt.htm
12 Questions




Rating:  (8.86/9)
Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging
Taken: 168 times

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Comments (2)
naomi4195
Naomi4195  (Level: 51.7)
Thu, 19th Feb '09 8:47 PM

I'm from New Castle so this quiz was a lot of fun. Good Job!


sheltiemum
Sheltiemum  (Level: 73.1)
Mon, 11th Aug '08 5:05 AM

I grew up in Lawrenceville, but I have never used "yunz." You need to add "gum band," "Mum" and "Eesliberty" to your next quiz. I must have read the question I missed too quickly 8-<







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