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We were inspired by the success of previous Pittsburghese posts so we decided to create the ultimate Pittsburghese collection from A to Z. Here is part ten, S and T.

1. Sadurdee (noun)

Pittsburghese

Saturday. Used in a sentence could be “I’m going dahn Giant Iggle on Sadurdee!”

2. Sammitch (noun)

Pittsburghese

Sandwich, as in “I love me a good Primantis sammitch!”

3. Scrull (noun)

Squirrel—could be used like, “See that scrull on that branch next to my haus?”

4. Silver tops (noun) 

Pittsburghese

Hershey Kisses, often used as tops for holiday or wedding cookies.

5. Tahl (noun)

Pittsburghese

Towel. Used in a sentence could be “I need a new Terrible tahl.”

6. ‘Tayda (noun) 

Pittsburghese

Potato—as in, “I love a good sweet ‘tayda pie.”

7. Tire (noun) 

Pittsburghese

Tar, as in tar on the roads.

8. Toll (noun) 

Pittsburghese

Tool, like “What happened to my toll box?”

9. Ta-may-ta (noun)

Pittsburghese

Tomato—could be used as so: “I like extra ta-may-ta sauce on my spaghetti.”

10. Tossle cap (noun)

Pittsburghese

A winter hat, often with an accoutrement hanging from the top resembling a tossle.

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