"Oh Mi-laundry"Oh my gosh!. Oh mi- laundry, were those fireworks great (n'at) (Submitted by Craig, Trafford)
"Tony's Gawt It!""Tony's Got It!" (an annoying local mattress/sleep store sell phrase). Yinz guys getcher best sleep on a Serta!? Tony's Gawt It!" (Submitted by Rachel and Ginger, Morgantown WV)
'JunnaAre you going to. Eh! Yinz 'junna gota Pants N' at? Pick Up some pop on the way home. (Submitted by Jason McCullough, Derry (sticksville), PA)
'Sup wif uWhat's up with you. (singular or plural). Not much, 'sup wif u. (Submitted by Ron Melle, Da Rocks)
A whole notherAnother. We have to wait a whole nother year for the Pens to win the cup. (Submitted by Karen Balzer, Stratford, New Jersey (formerly of Derry, PA))
Ahnno-datI know that. Used as a verbal exclamation point.. Dunno who won da Stillers game... Pens won, ahno-dat!" (Submitted by Jeremy Watson, Hampton, VA)
Ain'daIsn't the. That ain'da way I see it. (Submitted by Jason Hominsky, Greensburg)
AiryagoThere you go. Hey! Peeg, habaut a couple arns? Airyago. (Submitted by Pat Morrison, North Side)
All OverCovered with. Gimme a towel, I'm all over rain. (Submitted by Paul Corey, Sydney, Australia)
AllaAll the. Yinzer alla time jaggin' on me. (Submitted by Nelson Mapel, Geneva, IL)
Anedoin'Ain't doing. Deez streets is fulla potholes and PENDAHT anedoin' nuttin' abaht it! (Submitted by John Golden, Charleston, WV)
AnnaAnd the. Me anna boys went fir a bike ride. (Submitted by Ann Vrabel, Blacksburg, VA)
Apost tuSupposed to. Me and da boys are apost tu go bar hoppin' tonight dahn on da sahside. (Submitted by Dan McDermott, Cranberry Township)
Back'airBack there. I'm never goin' back'air again. Or... "The rag needs worsht, so yinz worsh it, and when yinz er done, throw it back'air, by the arn bawdles." (Submitted by Dennis Hasch, Squirrel Hill)
BinceBeing as. Bince yinz are goin dahntahn, pick me up some Arn. (Submitted by Nelson Mapel, Geneva, IL)
Bleh shueBless you. Bleh shue (Submitted by Kevin Dom, Johnstown PA)
Bo fussBoth of us. The bofuss went to the stiller game (Submitted by Bill Proper, Swissvale, PA)
BowchyinsBoth of you. Hey, bowchyins go'n dahn da SLACKS-N-NAT? (Submitted by Dan the man, Latrobe PA)
Buy Sam a drink and get his dog one too!Wow what a great goal. Used by Penguins' announcer Mike Lang (Submitted by Rebecca Balcer, Kent State University)
Can a cornSomething easy. Comes from longtime Pirate broadcaster Bob Prince describing high fly balls. (Submitted by Dave Goga, Rochester, NY)
ChawtWatch Out. When yinzer drivin up Erie, chawt for cops. Dayer riten tickets enat. (Submitted by John Buswell, Da Burg!)
Cheese and CrackersWOW!. Cheese and Crackers, dat jag off almost hit my car over der! (Submitted by Dan DeWoody, Orlando Florida)
ChoobinuptooWhat have you been up to. (Submitted by Kris Broman, Monaca, PA)
Close in Proximidy ToNear. As paraphrased from a recent interview with Bill Cahr, the Stillers and the Brownies are rivals because Picksburgh is so 'close in proximidy to' Cleveland. (Submitted by Danielle Nicol, Cleveland, OH (Go Stillers!))
Cole-daht-dareCold out there. Joe Denardo says that if you're going outsidetoday, take a jacket because it's cole-daht-dare! (Submitted by Keith , Pittsburgh)
Come mereCome here. (Submitted by Tiffany Bushko, Canonsburg, PA)
CordadaQuarter to. Pronounced COR-da-da. "Meet yinz at cordada four under Kaufmann's clock!" (Submitted by Lou Ammon, Wexford)
Cottan Canda HeerCotton Candy Here. Used by cotton candy vendors at Three Rivers Stadium (Submitted by Michelle, Belle Vernon, Pa)
Cupple TreeTwo or three. So, yinz'll be dahn in Florida for a cupple tree days? (Submitted by John Palma, Coral Springs, FL)
Da-Boat-a-yaThe both of you. Dis gift is for Da-Boat-a-ya. Or"Da-Boat-a-ya are nuts, for buyen dat 'Tickle Me Elm doll' for $500 bucks." (Submitted by Micki, New Castle)
DabbyThat would be. Dabby cool if you'd pick me up a pahnda grahd rahnd at the Jineegle. (Submitted by Fred Marco, New York City)
Dahn nairDown there. R-r-r yinz gowin' dahn nair? (Submitted by Nancy Hunter, San Antonio, TX)
DahnahahsDown to the house. I'm gowin' dahnahahs. (Submitted by David J. Randolph, Duke University, Durham, NC)
Daht'etDoubt it. Yinz go dahn to da souside? Daht'et. (Submitted by Brian Daugherty, Oakmont, PA)
DekkacardsDeck of cards. Why don't yinz guyz get aht the dekkacards so we can play a han 'er two. (Submitted by Kris Broman, Monaca, PA)
DidyaDid you. Did see at? (Submitted by Linda Marple, Moon Township)
Does Hornes tell Kaufmann's their business?None of your business. I aint telling yinz about it, Does Hornes tell Kaumann's their business? (Submitted by Connie, Pittsburgh)
Don't cut no iceUnbelievable. A flimsy excuse. "Yer story don't cut no ice." (Submitted by Donna Levin, Annapolis, MD)
Don't go err wit me.Don't go there with me.. You don't wanna go err with me on this subject. (Submitted by Leslie, Huntsville, Alabama)
Dooder JobsDo their jobs. Heard frequently on TV news when they're doing "Man on the street" interviews. (Submitted by Fran Bacvinskas, Bethel Park, PA)
DownaDown to the. Wanna go downa Gardens? (Submitted by Mal Malloy, San Diego, CA)
Drip dropinA light rain. We can go aht now, it's just drip dropin. (Submitted by Saralyn Seiler, Deltona, Fl)
Elvis has left the buildingSaid by (announcer) Mike Lang when the Penguins win. (Submitted by Margie, Pittsburgh)
Fell out.Meaning that someone lost consciousness. Possibly, but not necessarily, from falling out of a tree. (Submitted by M. Abbitt, Pittsburgh)
Fer cryin in da sinkI don't believe this. Fer cryin in da sink, can't kordell throw to da right people er what? (Submitted by Dan DeWoody, Orlando Florida)
Food Shoppin'Grocery shopping. Yinz goin' food shoppin'at da gint igl n'at? (Submitted by Gina Hart, Industry, PA)
FurillFor real. I'm furill is used to imply that something is true. (Submitted by Sharon Darby, Duquesne University)
GazintaA mathematical term used in Division. 4 gazinta 12 three times. (Submitted by Walter Kozikowski, Rockville, MD)
GetouttatheroadGet out of the way. You're in my way and I'm going to run into you if you don't move!! (Submitted by Bill Frey, Los Gatos, CA)
Gets da steppin'Hurry up. Gets da steppin', we're gonna be late! (Submitted by Jim Long, Pittsburgh)
Git atta 'er/Get ahtGet out of here. Exclaimed when someone is in disbelief. (Submitted by Mary Ellen Ciptak, Los Angeles, CA)
Gitdahellaht!Get the hell out (of here). Means, "You're kidding!" (Submitted by Terey Allen, Detroit, MI)
Go GhostDisappear. Ah'll lend ya da money 'cuz yer blood, but don't go ghost on me, y'hear? (Submitted by Abby Schiff, New York, NY)
Go by way of AltoonaTake the long way. How's come yunz so late? Didja go by way of Altoona? (Submitted by Lloyd Piper, Kokomo, Indiana)
Go turn on Bill BurnsTurn on Channel 2 news. (Submitted by Lynne Ralston-Riedell, Tinker AFB, OK)
Goin' upGoing up to. I'm goin' up Liggioner (Submitted by Michael E., Los Angeles, CA)
HaajaHow did you. Haaja like at Stillers game? (Submitted by Allison Black, Okinawa, Japan)
HaftaHave to. I hafta go to the baffroom! (Submitted by Jane Southern, North Hunningon)
Hah ya doone?How are you doing. (Submitted by Vince Tomasello, Cedarburg, WI)
HainapposaShouldn't (ain't supposed to). Yinz hainapposa be aht, yinzer sick. (Submitted by Lan Villella, Aliquippa)
HainyIsn't he. Hainy goin to da Stiller game today? (Submitted by Jeff Kurtyka, Harrisburg)
Half in twoCut something in half. I cut the sammiches half in two for yinz. (Submitted by Geanan Murtha, Bridgewater)
HammyHand me. Hey Dawn, hammy da hammer! (Submitted by Jennifer Kunz, Los Angeles, CA)
HauscomeWhat is the reason. Hauscome yinz guys didn't wacha Stillers Sunday? (Submitted by Dan Genovese, Columbia, MD)
Hay Bir HereBeer Here. Yelled By the Bir venders at 3 Rivers stadium during foutball games. It gives me a hed ake. (Submitted by Robert Clifford, Pitcairn)
Heat upsLeft overs. We are having heat up tonight for supper. (Submitted by Dorothy Johnson, Racine, Ohio)
Hit the bricksLeave. Get lost. From the old cobblestoneroads in Pgh. (Submitted by Mike Novosel, Atlanta, GA)
How's abahtHow about, with feeling. How's abaht goin aht? (Submitted by Lou Morgan, Wheeling, WV)
How's comeWhy. How's come 'dat arn ain't on ice? (Submitted by Joshua Thimons, Allison Park, PA)
If your friends jumped off the Westinghouse Bridge, would you?Used by parents to convince their children not to follow the crowd. Child: But mum, evrybuddy's gettin' their tongue pierced! Mother: If your friends jumped off the Westinhaus Bridge, would 'ju? (Submitted by Yvonne Dailey, Concord, MA)
In regards to...A wordy expression that attempts to make the speaker articulate. (Submitted by Glenn Stuwitzski, Lawrenceville)
In-a-baht-aIn about a. When ya be back? inabahta minute (Submitted by Sean Barry, Da Burgh)
InnaIn the. What's inna bag? (Submitted by Marge Hampton, Pittsburgh)
It's A Burgh ThingAnything that's unique to Pittsburgh. Like putting french fries in a ham sammitch! (Submitted by Mickey, New Castle)
IzeI was. Ize so tired when I got home from work that I missed the Stiller game (Submitted by Lori Dusi, Baldwin)
Ja WannaDo you want to. Ja wanna go withs me? (Submitted by Jodi Patterson, Industry, PA)
JanoDid you know. How jano that answer? (Submitted by Chuck Granberg, Shaler)
Jeet jetDid you eat yet. (Submitted by Chuck Granberg, Shaler)
Jeez-o-manExpletive. Jeez-o-man, your skirt is so short I can see Picksburg! (Submitted by Janet Bailey, Winter Park, FL)
Jimminy Chrismas!Term used by old fogies when something goes wrong. Jimminy Chrismas. I lost my babushka! (Submitted by Kattie and Sarah, CMU)
JisabahtJust about. It's jisabaht time ta go. (Submitted by Marguerite Brown & Vanessa Sterling, Greenfield)
Kennywood's OpenSaid to men only. Means your zipper on your pants is down. (Submitted by Mike Novosel, Atlanta, GA)
KiCan I. Ki help yinz? (Submitted by Donna Levin, Annapolis, MD)
Kimm'awnCome on. A statement of surprise or disbelief. "Aw Kimm'awn, git aht!" (Submitted by William Boyle, Oakland)
Laid AhtRefers to the tradition of viewing our deceased loved ones in funeral homes. Sorry to hear abaht your uncle. Where's he being laid aht? Also may be used to refer in the past tense to sunbathing. (Submitted by Colleen Cowan, San Clemente, CA)
LassniteLast night. Lassnite we went dahn STRATUS! (Submitted by Jill Petersavage and Jamie Keglovich, West Mifflin)
Lazyman's load To carry a large load of groceries in at once because you're too lazy to make two trips. . I could hardly git up the steps 'cause I was carrying a lazyman's load. (Submitted by Lois Cardaro, Bell Point (Apollo))
Like atLike that. I can't do it like at. (Submitted by David Beatty, Punxsutawney, PA)
Like issLike this. Hold da ball like iss. (Submitted by David Beatty, Punxsutawney, PA)
Living DaylightsRefering to a beating. He beat the living daylights out of him. (Submitted by Budd Corr, Pittsburgh)
MallanarMiles per hour. That jagoff was drivin' fittee mallanar! (Submitted by Anon, NYC)
MandarMan did our. Last summer was hot, we runned the air every day, and mandar lectric bill go up. (Submitted by Thomas Methven, New Stanton)
McCaddum RoadAsphalt road. As refered to by older Pittsburghers. (Submitted by D. Burrell, Winchester, VA)
MeechinsdahnairI will meet you down there. I actually said this to my best friend and he had NO clue as to what I was saying! (Submitted by Jamie Kloos, Cory, PA)
Mills on WillsMeals on Wheels. Mills on Wills don't never bring halupki, haluski, or kolachis. (Submitted by Ernie Stefanik, Derry, PA)
Mize wellI might as well. Are yinz gonna eat this last sammitch? Mize well. (Submitted by Joyce Milton, Brooklyn, New York)
Mm-ahOdd phrase uttered by sportscaster Myron Cope. Mm-ah -- dis is Myrn Cope on sports (Submitted by Joshua Thimons, Allison Park, PA)
MolahtaI'm all out of. Jeez, molahta jumbo! (Submitted by Ben, Roswell, GA)
Momanem'sYour mother and her friends. Momanem's dahn at da gian igl shoppin'. (Submitted by Gina Edminston, Philadelphia, PA)
MorrenatMore than that. Yinz musta had at least twenty arns. Response: "Naaa man, morrenat!" (Submitted by Doug Hoerster, Robinson Township)
MummellMom will. Mummell do it. (Submitted by Amy Butler, Scottsville, VA)
MuppearI'm up here. Muppear from Picksburgh! (Submitted by Robert Wollman, Buffalo, NY)
Needs sweptNeeds to swept. Performed with a "sweeper", known in other parts of the country as a vacuum cleaner. (Submitted by Sheila Farrelly, Bronxville, NY)
NothurnAnother one. I don't like thisson, why don't yinz bring me nothurn? (Submitted by Greg Mattes, Chapel Hill, NC (Johnstown originally))
Nuh-uh!!I can't believe it. Nuh-uh, yinz didn't rilly meet Jaromir Jagr dahn Chauncy's! (Submitted by Michele Donofrio, Pittsburgh)
NunyaNone of your. It is nunya business. (Submitted by Teddy Antoon, Hopwood, PA)
Oh call Arnold Slick from Turtle Crick!Another Mike Lange quote. Makes fun of the way we "crickers" say the word "creek." (Submitted by Brian Moore, Penn State University)
Oh mah gershOh my gosh. Oh mah gersh, ers a sputzee up air. (Submitted by the big hurt, picksburg)
One SnawallOnce in a while. I seen him one snawall (Submitted by Charles J. Schlotter, Los Angeles, CA)
OnnatFor that. He give me the price onnat truck, but I said no way. (Submitted by Bob Crispen, Decatur, AL)
Open da lightTo turn on a lighting fixture in the room. Open da light -- I can't find my arn! (Submitted by Gary Callen, Idaho Falls, ID)
Or notHamlet's famous speech, had he been a Pittsburgher. (They don't use "to be" in the Burgh.) (Submitted by Emily Schultheiss, Bradford Woods, PA)
Or whatever ennat, ya know?The proper ending to a statement. We went dahnna sahside and hadda couple Ahrns or whatever ennat ya know? (Submitted by Tony Nicola, Nashville, TN)
Out baccaBehind. She lives out bacca Eastvail. (Submitted by Hazel Farkas, Beaver Falls, PA)
Out the roadFar, in no specific direction.. "Where's he live?" "Way out the road somewhere." (Submitted by Rachel, Columbus, Ohio)
OvaderrOver there. Take iss box and put it ovaderr. (Submitted by Dave Beatty, Punxsutawney, PA)
Ow-NoI don't know. Ow No hah many Ahrns I kin drink in an ahr. (Submitted by J.R.K., San Jose, CA)
Partly Clah-dy an' MahldPartly Cloudy and Mild. As said by Pittsburgh's favoritemeteorologist, Joe DeNardo. (Submitted by David Hoerster, Falls Church, VA)
PutemenPut them in. Gimme a poke ta putemen. (Submitted by Joe Wilson, Heidleberg, Germany)
S'munySome money. Hey mom can I have s'muny? (Submitted by Carissa Nolla, Pittsburgh)
S'notIt is not. As in "No it's s'not." (Submitted by Chuck Granberg, Shaler)
S'upWhat's up. (Submitted by Anthony Nolla, Pittsburgh)
SafternoonThis afternoon. Are you guys coming over the safternoon? (Submitted by C. Silvis Hack, Central IL)
Same differenceSame thing or no difference. (Submitted by Joseph Stiehm, Raleigh, NC)
SappeninWhat's happening. It is a substitute for, or a response to (s'up). Example: S'up? Sappenin? Dunno, Sappenin wichew? (Submitted by Jake Robinson, New Brighton, PA)
Scratch my back with a hacksawSaid by (announcer) Mike Lang when the Penguins score a goal. (Submitted by Margie, Pittsburgh)
Sees Ya!Words for goodbye. After yinz leave da Eroler game you tell your friends Sees ya! (Submitted by Mickey, New Castle)
SgoLet's go. (Submitted by Jamie Kloos, Cory)
Sgoinon?What's going on. (Submitted by Jamie Kloos, Cory)
Sheeps legWipe your nose. Hey man, you gotta sheeps leg hanging from your nose. (Submitted by Colleen Hasselo, Orlando, FL)
ShilShe will. Ask mom for da car, shil let you borra it. (Submitted by J. Cernic, Johnstown, PA)
Shutda lightTurn off the light. Uhm tahrd, shutda light. (Submitted by Erin and Josh, Worshingtun Jeffersun Cawwedge)
Sick'n tardSick and tired. Um sick'n tard uh d'way yinz guys talk. (Submitted by David, Verona, PA)
SposdaSupposed to. We're sposda go dahntahn for da Stiller game. (Submitted by Missy Borkowski, Clayton, NC)
Spread some chicken on the hill, WillSaid at the pirate games when Willie Stargell was up to bat. If he hit a home run people would get a free chicken dinner in his restaurant. (Submitted by Keith Rhodes, Kissimmee, FL)
SquattnaLet's go out on the. Squattna porch 'n eat sum jumbo. (Submitted by Kevin DeRose, South Park)
SqueetLet's go eat!. (Submitted by Serena Spenser, Pittsburgh)
Stan, Guy, love the showWhat most callers to Sportsbeat say before they ask a question. (Submitted by Kevin Ritchart, Lexington, KY)
StoofarIt's too far. I'd walk to Kroger, but it stoofar. (Submitted by Bob Havrilla, Fredericksburg, VA)
SumminaSomething to. Do yinz wanna get summina eat? (Submitted by Brian Daugherty, Oakmont)
Takin' da Brahns to da Super Bowl.Defecating. "Hey, wucha doin' in dere!?" "I'm takin' da Brahns to da Super Bowl." (Submitted by Jason, Butler, PA)
That's it, Fort PittThat's right or it's all over. This comes from an old advertising slogan for Fort Pitt beer. (Submitted by Jeff Tuckfelt , Falls Church, VA)
The fact of the matter is...A wordy expression that attempts to make the speaker apppear knowledgable and articulate. (Submitted by George Hickman, Greensburg)
These unz or Those unzThese and Those. (Submitted by Delana Nives, Columbia, SC)
Took a heart attackHad a heart attack. (Submitted by Carla J. MacMullen, New Haven, CT)
TsgadahntahnLet's go downtown. Tsgadahntahn en clahnarahn! (Submitted by Charles R. Altman, Shadyside)
UminaI am going to/I'm gonna. Umina break some fingers da next time I catch you with my woman. (Submitted by Drax Felton, Hopewell Township)
Up Mike's in dahn Jake'sResponse to the question "Where ya goone". If you're headed no where in particular or it's none of the person's business (this may be unique to the Clairton/Jefferson area). (Submitted by Traci Bair, Boston, MA)
Up UnderWhere to find something you're looking for. Where are my shoes? Up under the bed. (Submitted by Patrick Allen, Wallingford, CT)
Up airUp there. Opposite of down. "The incline goes up air." (Submitted by Marcy McAninch, Gainsville, FL)
UpaginAgainst. Where should I put da rake?... Lean it upagin da wall in da graaj. (Submitted by Joyce Overly, Gastonia, NC)
Usetto beA phrase used when giving directions. Make a left where the ____ usetto be. This phrase is always followed by a "Yinz can't miss it" even though it is no longer there. (Submitted by Robert Angevine, Pittsburgh)
Wach a StillersThe traditional monday morning greeting asking whether or not you watched the Steelers win. (Submitted by Dan Konnen, Slippery Rock University)
WachaticeWatch out for that ice. Wachatice, it's slippy there. (Submitted by Kevin Rogers, Florida)
WaidonWait for. I waidon you fer an ahr. (Submitted by Bob Crispen, Decatur, AL)
Walleye erdWell I heard. Walleye erd yinz wuz goin dahn nere en pants en at. (Submitted by Brian McCandless, Vanderbilt)
Whaddyagittinat?What are you getting at. (Submitted by Jamie Kloos, Cory, PA)
What the cobbWhat happened. What the cobb went on in here yinz two? (Submitted by Dan DeWoody, Orlando Florida)
What-rWhat are. What-r yens doin? (Submitted by Missy, Pittsburgh)
Whatchadoind'dayWhat are you doing today. You call up you friend and say "whatchadoind'day" normal response "I dunno" (Submitted by Ed, Pittsburgh)
WhonaWho in the. Whona world ate my tater chips? (Submitted by Gloria Laugherty, Connellsville)
WirWe are. Wir goin dahnna ragada. (Submitted by Chris McKim, Ephrata, PA)
Wir Uh FamilyWe Are Family. The Pittsburgh rally song by Sister Sledge (Submitted by Jeff Johnson, Ulysses, NE)
WutzernameWhat is her name. I jes seen wutzername dahntahn. (Submitted by Ralph Gutowski, Oxford, OH)
Ya Gatta Ragatta!Go to the Pittsburgh Ragatta. (Submitted by Carissa Nolla, Pittsburgh)
Ya' gotstaYou have to. (Submitted by J.R., Pittsburgh)
Ya-hunhOh, but indeed it is!. Used only as a response. "Nuh-uh!" "Ya-hunh!" (Submitted by Ellen Stolpe, Morningside)
YabbutYes, but. To qualify a statement. "Goin' dahntahn? Yabbut I ain't gonna stay late." (Submitted by Abi Gallagher, North Hills)
Yabyinat(Are) you buying that?. When you're with your friends at the store you may ask "Hey donnie, are yabyinat?" (Submitted by Robert Faust, Carnegie)
YagottabekiddenYou have got to be kidding. Yagottabekidden, if you think I can learn to talk like you now! (Submitted by LueAnn Cavanaugh Grosdidier, San Diego Ca, from Pgh.)
YagottaseedissYou have to see this. Yagottaseediss web site! Checkitaht! (Submitted by Regis Kirby, Brighton Heights)
Yainga bleevisYou aren't going to believe this. (Submitted by Dave Applegate, Baden, by Cahnway, yuno, by Nortelights Shopin Cenner)
Yan-toYou want to. Yan-to watch dem stillers? (Submitted by Tia Piazza, Southview, PA)
Yel'lowYeah, hello. Phrase used to answer the tawlfone. (Submitted by Sue Reed, Brooklyn, MI)
Yer-in-yer-aht!You are in, and then, you are out.. Phrase made popular by Myron Cope in radio advertisement for convenience store. (Submitted by Kim Burke, Washington, DC)
YizzelYou will. Yizzle hafta waid onnat pizza; Dey just turned onny oven. (Submitted by Bob Crispen, Decatur, AL)
Yo Ho OnIn the 40's-50's, when you called your buddy, you wouldn't dare knock on the door. His mother would hit you with a broom. So, you stood out on the street and yelled, "Yo HO On Joey," until he came out or his mother chased you away. (Submitted by Budd Corr, Pittsburgh)
You kids are driving me to DixmontYou're making me crazy. (Submitted by Jim Tripodi, Beaver)
Yoy, yoy, double yoy!Famous phrase by (Steeler sportscaster) Myron Cope. (Submitted by Bob Pavlakovic, East Pittsburgh)