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 a job
get lost

2 of 21Pick your answer!

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

3 of 21Pick your answer!

"Clicker" is another term for __________.
iphone
rain
remote

4 of 21Pick your answer!

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

5 of 21Pick your answer!

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

6 of 21Pick your answer!

What do you call the language Pittsburghers speak?
Pittsburghian
Pittsburghese
Pittsburghish

7 of 21Pick your answer!

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

8 of 21Pick your answer!

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

9 of 21Pick your answer!

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

10 of 21Pick your answer!

A "Pittsburgh Salad" is famously topped with...
Syrup
Fries
Cheetos

11 of 21Pick your answer!

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

12 of 21Pick your answer!

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

13 of 21Pick your answer!

What weird way do Pittsburghers pronounce "slippery"?
Slipippery
Slippy
Slurpee

14 of 21Pick your answer!

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

15 of 21Pick your answer!

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

16 of 21Pick your answer!

What is a jaggerbush?
A thorny bush
A type of drink that is on fire
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 chair you park yourself in waiting at a store
A old, leather recliner

19 of 21Pick your answer!

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

20 of 21Pick your answer!

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

21 of 21Pick your answer!

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