You Know You're From Pittsburgh When...
"Hey Yunz Guyz" is your traditional greeting.
You know the location of the following towns, know someone from them and have spent time there: Monongahela, Altoona, Bethlehem, Ligonier, Harmony, and Wilmerding.
You've memorized lines from the movie "Flashdance".
If you're a girl, you're biggest fear is getting hit on by a hairy-chested man, heavily weighted in gold chains, who refers to his friends as "junior" at Chauncey's.
Your latest cultural experience: On your way to partying at Slippery Rock University, having to stop your car to let the Amish buggy cross the street.
As your out-of-town friends brag about their latest trips to Europe, you think to yourself, "Polish Hill will suffice."
Your father has worked for the same company for over 20 years.
You don't see what all the hype is about Disney World when Kennywood is just around the corner.
" N at' " is eloquently added to the end of every sentence.
You feel the only good bands out there are Donny Iris, Joe Grushecky, The Blue Oyster Cult, and of course.... Rusted Root.
You're more worried about Jerome Bettis's health than your own.
You own more than one original Terrible Towel.
You don't understand what all the hype is about for Rolling Rock beer. You've been drinking it for years, although Penn Pilsner is better.
You consider a great vacation a trip to Conneaut Lake or Lake Erie. For something a little more exotic, a trip to the Jersey shore.
You're 35 years old, have never been outside of Allegheny County, and don't see the need to leave.
You only own four spices: salt, pepper, Heinz ketchup, and the bottle of Trappey's Red Devil you swiped from Primanti's.
For the life of you, you can't understand why your all your out-of-town friends don't get the "fries and cole slaw" thing...
Words like: hoagie; chipped ham; pop; and gumband actually mean something to you.
You walk carefully when it is "slippy" outside.
You often go down to the "crick".
You've ever gotten hurt by falling into a "jaggerbush".
You know that Ahia is a river, a boulevard, and a state.
You've ever "warshed" or "wershed" the laundry.
You know you can't drive too fast on back roads,cause-udda-deer.
You've drank an "Arn" .
You've told someone to "quit jaggin around".
You know that Clinton, Monaca, and Beaver, are actually names of towns.
You've called someone a 'jaggoff'.
You hear "you guyses", or "yins" and don't think twice.
You hate Cleveland, although you've never been there.
You drink "pop", eat "hoagies", pierogies, and gyros(jy-rows).
You know what a still mill is.
You can find Zillionopal on a map.
You go 'food shoppin' at 'Jine Iggle'.
You know someone from 'Sliberty, E-sliberty, or Wesliberty.
You know the Pittsburgh Zoo is in 'Hilinpark' and have been there for school field trips.
You know what is meant by "The Point".
You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from Pittsburgh.
Tuesday, November 15, 2005
I'm on my way, just set me free
Oh my god - this was just too good to pass up. Only a few of you will get these, but I thought it was funny. I've edited to remove the ones I didn't get. :)
at 4:08 PM