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 three, E and F.
1. Erol (noun)
Oil, as in “The car needs an erol change.”
2. Et (verb)
Ate, as in “We et so much at Thanksgiving dinner dahn grandma’s haus.”
3. Elvis has left the building! (phrase)
Phrase uttered by Mike Lang when the Pens win.
4. Eas’ahia (place)
East Ohio Street, as in the street in Pittsburgh.
5. Erboto Clemenny (person)
The iconic Pittsburgh Pirate who has a bridge named after him in Pittsburgh.
6. Fer (preposition)
For, like “The Steelers are gonna go fer it all this year!”
7. Fahr (noun)
Fire, as in “There’s a fahr in the neighborhood, be careful!”
8. Fillings (noun)
Feelings, like “Mom, Sally really hurt my fillings!”
9. Fig-gurd (verb)
Figured, as in “I fig-gurd as much!”
10. Filthadelphia (place)
My favorite is Fluffyah – as a reference to Philadelphia.