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 ...
Yo, Youse Guys Coming? - Part 1
What is it about the place where you live that affects the way that you talk? Take the word “bottle.”Continued ...
Do You Do The Dip? - Part 2
I’m told that dippy egg is a Pennsylvania term for over easy. Can this be true? Out-of-state readers, again, I beseech you: Do you not eat dippy eggs?Continued ...
Do You Do The Dip? - Part 1
GROWING UP IN PENNSYLVANIA you hear words that you assume are being spoken all around the country.Continued ...
- Our Waliant Wets - Part 1