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 thirteen, Y and Z.

1. Yinz (noun)

Pittsburghese

2. Yarmer Yarger (person)

Pittsburghese

Jaromir Jagr, the former Pittsburgh Penguin. 

3. Yoi! (exclamation)

Pittsburghese

4. Yock (place)

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5. Yurp (place)

Pittsburghese

Europe, as in “Yinz are going to Yurp for spring break, right?”

6. Yet (adv.)

Pittsburghese

Still. For example, a Pittsburgher could say, “You’ve got some fries left on your plate yet!”

7. Zapper (noun) 

Pittsburghese

Another name for TV remote—used in a sentence could be, “Could yinz pass me the zapper? I need to change the channel!”

8. Zack same (adj./phrase)

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Exact same, as in “Our dresses are the zack same!”

9. Zillin opal (place)

Pittsburghese

Zelienople, the borough in Butler County, PA.

10. Zackly! (exclamation)

Pittsburghese

The exclamantion “Exactly!”

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