35011Re: [midatlanticretro] Making final plans to attend
- Mar 31, 2014On 03/31/2014 06:33 PM, Dan Roganti wrote:
> Speak for yoSEF, MOFO! ;)Of course it's best to actually BE drunk to pronounce it properly. I
> Oh, sorry, that's Maryland.
> Western PA folks have a particularly amusing local vernacular. Yinz,
> etc, jagoff, etc.
> and there's the colloquial 'phonetic' vernacular which is unique here
> too, as with other regions - being from NY, and having to work in a
> dozen diff regions over the years - I've become quite fond of the one
> here in Pittsburgh.
> The phonetic 'ir' is always resoundingly emphasized in most words
> here,eg. iron, wire, etc where the vowel is stressed.
> Too much so that it resembles a drunken pirate, as in aaahhrrr
> I practice it often :)
do it whenever I can.
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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