Pittsburgh Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do You Actually Know?

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For the love of Steel City!

How well do you know your Pittsburgh words? Do you talk like a Steel City native or an out-of-towner just passing through?

 Jan 29, 2018

1 of 21Pick your answer!

Hit the bricks means ______________.
get to work
get lost
get a job

2 of 21Pick your answer!

"Go red up your room" means _________.
paint your room red
go clean your room
you are grounded

3 of 21Pick your answer!

"Clicker" is another term for __________.

4 of 21Pick your answer!

If a Pittsburgh local says "Stillers" they mean...
A large crowd

5 of 21Pick your answer!

In Pittsburgh, what might you hear someone yell at a person who cuts them off in traffic?
Jag off!

6 of 21Pick your answer!

What do you call the language Pittsburghers speak?

7 of 21Pick your answer!

What's a "bumbershoot"?
Anything you can't think of the name for
A can-opener
An umbrella

8 of 21Pick your answer!

"Bucs" refers to what?
Steeler's fans
The Pitttsburgh Pirates
People from upstate

9 of 21Pick your answer!

Translate this phrase: Jeet Jet?
Did you eat yet?
Did you take off yet?
Are you coming?

10 of 21Pick your answer!

A "Pittsburgh Salad" is famously topped with...

11 of 21Pick your answer!

To some people "pumpin' arn" means lifting weights, to Pittburghers it means _______.
playing baseball
going for a drive
drinking beer

12 of 21Pick your answer!

What do you call a nosey person in Pittsburgh?
A nebby
A schnauser
A rubber necker

13 of 21Pick your answer!

What weird way do Pittsburghers pronounce "slippery"?

14 of 21Pick your answer!

What's a grinnie?
Chewing tobacco
A pothole
A chipmunk

15 of 21Pick your answer!

What do Pittsburghers call a rubber band?
A billie
A gumband
A thwacker

16 of 21Pick your answer!

What is a jaggerbush?
A type of drink that is on fire
A thorny bush
A bail of hay

17 of 21Pick your answer!

What's Steel City's other nickname?
City of Fountains
The City of Bridges
Triangle Town

18 of 21Pick your answer!

What's a parking chair?
A chair holding a parking spot
A old, leather recliner
A chair you park yourself in waiting at a store

19 of 21Pick your answer!

What in the heck does "yinz" mean?
you all

20 of 21Pick your answer!

What's the special Pittsburgh way of saying "wash"?

21 of 21Pick your answer!

What does someone from Pittsburgh call a carbonated beverage?
Sody Pop
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