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16. Adding a syllable when you shouldn't: In Alabama one may add and elide syllables in the same sentence... "Ahm goin t' tay own for a co cola."  
17. Cathedral of Learning, The: A local and national landmark, the heart of the University of Pittsburgh, and the second-tallest educational buildi...  
18. Primanti Brothers: An eatery famous for its 'Pittsburgh Sandwich", a local favorite made with lunch meat and Italian bread then topped...  
19. Strip, The: A well-known Pittsburgh neighborhood where locals go to buy fresh fruits, vegetables and fish.  
20. PrideFest: A day of festivities at the riverfront in honor of Pittsburgh's gay and lesbian community, highlighted by a parade ...  
21. All the further: Used instead of "as far as", for example, "I went to the store to buy cauliflower but the snack food aisle was all ...  
22. Carnegie, The: Usually refers to Carnegie Mellon University, but sometimes the library and institute sharing the Carnegie name.  
23. Sammitch: Sandwich in Pittsburgh speak.  
24. Downtown: Everything is downtown, meaning all directions lead to downtown. To add to the confusion, downtown does not always ...  
25. National Aviary: The nation's premier bird park, housing over 200 species, and the largest indoor aviary in the country.  
26. Pittsburgh Penguins: The Penguins are Pittsburgh's NHL hockey team.  
27. Bloomfilled: Refers to the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Bloomfield.  
28. Boilermaker: A Purdue University student or alumni, or an alcoholic drink invented by Pittsburgh steelworkers consisting of some...  
29. Yinz: multiple people. yinz better stop  
30. Toucan Sam: Chipped ham, thinly sliced ham  
 
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Stretch of Peachtree Rd in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta that is marked by the presence of a number of large churches built close together.

(noun) Common term for hamburger in much of Maine, especially when used as an ingredient or topping (as in hamburg pizza).

Jersey slang for tourists.

1. A derogatory term for a person born and raised in the city of Troy, New York. The more proper term would be "Trojan."

2. A derogatory name for the city of Troy itself, likening it to a toilet.

Slang for the beer Milwaukee's Best.