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The Five-Point Weekend Escape Plan

Scout Pittsburgh’s Emerging Art Scene

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4. Insider’s Tip

The Pittsburgh accent and unique turns of phrase are derived from early Scotch-Irish immigrants and still used by older residents, known as “yinzers.” Study Pittsburghese before you go; if someone tells you that “Kennywood’s open,” check your fly.


Published on May 7, 2009 as a web exclusive.

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