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19ward86
01-17-2008, 11:56 PM
i have heard it everywhere on the net, tv, and from peopl i know that used to live in pittsburgh but i dont KNOW any words. could you guys hook me up with some lingo with the definition....thanks

Borski
01-18-2008, 12:13 AM
i have heard it everywhere on the net, tv, and from peopl i know that used to live in pittsburgh but i dont KNOW any words. could you guys hook me up with some lingo with the definition....thanks

I'm not from pittsburgh but I know a little

Dahntan = Downtown
Slippy = Slippery
S'liberty = South Liberty (a street)
Yinz = you guys (I guess...thats how I use it at least)

19ward86
01-18-2008, 11:44 AM
thanks, their are words and phrases like double....something, those are the things i really want to learn.

ShutDown24
01-18-2008, 11:48 AM
My grandpa has a whole book on it lol... It is kind of hard to explain really, it just kinda comes out. I would suggest trying to find some websites that have meanings and such - there have got to be some out there.

fansince'76
01-18-2008, 11:50 AM
http://www.pittsburghese.com/ :chuckle: