How do you say New Berlin? - Part 2
It can be confusing finding your way around Central Pennsylvania. I once got directions from a sweet old Pennsylvania Dutchman who told me to turn left just past Fisher’s Furry.Continued ...
How do you say New Berlin? - Part 1
ALONG PENNS CREEK in Central Pennsylvania is one of the friendliest, most charming little boroughs you could ask for, and it’s called New Berlin.Continued ...
Our Waliant Wets - Part 2
Charlie Fisher liked to tease his long-suffering father about another Dutchified word, the veterans’ organization popularly called the VFW or, in Dutch, the “We” FW.Continued ...
Our Waliant Wets - Part 1
KIDS WILL POUNCE ON ANY CHANCE TO POKE FUN AT THEIR parents, but kids of parents who speak Pennsylvania Dutch have so much ammunition to use against their elders, it’s almost unfair.Continued ...
Yo, Youse Guys Coming? - Part 2
Until I saw Rocky, I thought “yo” was a Shamokin term. When we wanted our friends to come out and play, we stood outside their front door and bellowed, “Yo, Rose-ee!” “Yo, Ed-dee!”Continued ...
- How do you say New Berlin? - Part 2