Food Police

John A. Quayle blueoval at SGI.NET
Thu May 22 20:30:02 MDT 2003

At 07:19 PM 5/20/2003 -0400, Dennis Putnam wrote:

>For those that may not know that is pronounced WORSH-in-tun. In
>Pittsburghese one does not wash towels, one will worsh tals. Also yuns
>should never, ever refer to the football team as the Steelers, they are the

         One also goes "dahntahn", rather than "downtown"......yuns has
been "upgraded" to "yinz" and longtime residents of the Pittsburgh area are
now referred to as "yinzers".......the baseball team is the "parrots",
instead of the "Pirates".......

John Q.
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