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Pittsburgh Words & Expressions

1. Anymore: As used in Pittsburgh, the word means "lately" or "currently" as in "The gas prices are outrageous anymore."  
2. N'at: Slang for "and that". There are even pizza places called "Pizza N'At"  
3. Gum Bands: This slang for rubber bands in Pittsburgh speak, not to be confused with bubble gum bands, which are singing groups...  
4. Buggy: A supermarket shopping cart.
5. Crick: Creek, river, stream, etc.  
6. Denver Boot: A device attached to the wheel of a car by Pittsburgh Police in order to immobilize the vehicle and aid in the enfo...  
7. Get a bath: To bathe or shower.  
8. Grinny: A chipmunk.  
9. Hoagy: A submarine sandwich.  
10. Ignernt: Ignorant, here meaning rude instead of uninformed.  
11. Jag: To joke around.  
12. Nebby: A slightly more polite version of 'nosey'.  
13. Pop: Soda.  
14. Yinzer: Someone with a strong Pittsburgh accent  
15. Pittsburgh Left: (noun) Traffic light maneuver associated with Pittsburgh. It is when a the first car in either direction waiting fo...  
 
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