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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 two, G and H.

1. Grin-filled (place)

Pittsburghese

Greenfield, as in the neighborhood in Pittsburgh.

2. Gumband (noun)

Pittsburghese

Rubber band. Used in a sentence could be “Could you grab me that a gumband from that drawer?”

3. Gopher (verb)

Pittsburghese

Go for, as in “Let’s gopher some ice cream!”

4. Greezy (adj.)

Pittsburghese

Greasy, like “Those fries can be a bit greezy.”

5. Git atta ‘er! (phrase)

Pittsburghese

Get out of here! Used in a sentence, could be “We play the Patriots for game 1 of this season? Git atta ‘er!”

6. Haaja (phrase)

Pittsburghese

How did you? Like “How did you like that Primanti’s sandwich?”

7. Hankerin’ (noun)

Pittsburghese

Hankering, as in “I got a real hankering for a pierogi.”

8. Haus (noun)

Pittsburghese

House, used in a sentence could be “I live in the haus with the blue shutters.”

9. Hawliday (noun)

Pittsburghese

Holiday, as in “When are yinz celebrating the hawlidays?”

10. Hahrd (name)

Pittsburghese

The name Howard.

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